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ha·ven

 (hā′vən)
n.
1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
tr.v. ha·vened, ha·ven·ing, ha·vens
To put into or provide with a haven.

[Middle English, from Old English hæfen; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

haven

(ˈheɪvən)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping
2. a place of safety or sanctuary; shelter
vb
(tr) to secure or shelter in or as if in a haven
[Old English hæfen, from Old Norse höfn; related to Middle Dutch havene, Old Irish cuan to bend]
ˈhavenless adj

ha•ven

(ˈheɪ vən)

n.
1. a harbor; port.
2. any place of shelter and safety; refuge; asylum.
v.t.
3. to shelter, as in a haven.
[before 1050; Middle English; Old English hæfen, c. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch havene, Old Norse hǫfn; akin to Old English hæf, Old Norse haf sea]
syn: See harbor.

haven


Past participle: havened
Gerund: havening

Imperative
haven
haven
Present
I haven
you haven
he/she/it havens
we haven
you haven
they haven
Preterite
I havened
you havened
he/she/it havened
we havened
you havened
they havened
Present Continuous
I am havening
you are havening
he/she/it is havening
we are havening
you are havening
they are havening
Present Perfect
I have havened
you have havened
he/she/it has havened
we have havened
you have havened
they have havened
Past Continuous
I was havening
you were havening
he/she/it was havening
we were havening
you were havening
they were havening
Past Perfect
I had havened
you had havened
he/she/it had havened
we had havened
you had havened
they had havened
Future
I will haven
you will haven
he/she/it will haven
we will haven
you will haven
they will haven
Future Perfect
I will have havened
you will have havened
he/she/it will have havened
we will have havened
you will have havened
they will have havened
Future Continuous
I will be havening
you will be havening
he/she/it will be havening
we will be havening
you will be havening
they will be havening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been havening
you have been havening
he/she/it has been havening
we have been havening
you have been havening
they have been havening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been havening
you will have been havening
he/she/it will have been havening
we will have been havening
you will have been havening
they will have been havening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been havening
you had been havening
he/she/it had been havening
we had been havening
you had been havening
they had been havening
Conditional
I would haven
you would haven
he/she/it would haven
we would haven
you would haven
they would haven
Past Conditional
I would have havened
you would have havened
he/she/it would have havened
we would have havened
you would have havened
they would have havened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haven - a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuaryhaven - a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
2.haven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargohaven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
docking facility, dockage, dock - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
landing place, landing - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
seafront - the waterfront of a seaside town
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
coaling station - a seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal
port of call - any port where a ship stops except its home port
anchorage ground, anchorage - place for vessels to anchor

haven

noun
1. sanctuary, shelter, retreat, asylum, refuge, oasis, sanctum a real haven at the end of a busy working day
2. harbour, port, anchorage, road (Nautical) She lay alongside in Largs Yacht Haven for a few days.

haven

noun
Something that physically protects, especially from danger:
verb
To give refuge to:
Translations
مرفَأ، مَلاذ، مأوى
přístavútočiště
havnrefugiumtilflugtssted
turvapaikka
kikötőmenedékrév
höfn; skjól, hæli
ostapatvērums

haven

[ˈheɪvn] Nrefugio m; (= port) → puerto m

haven

[ˈheɪvən] n
(= refuge) → havre m
a safe haven (for terrorists, refugees)un abri sûr; (for investors)une valeur refuge; (for animals)un refuge
(for ships)port mhave-nots [ˌhævˈnɒts] npl
the have-nots (= poor people) → les pauvres

haven

n (fig)Zufluchtsstätte f

haven

[ˈheɪvn] nrifugio, riparo
a haven of peace → un'oasi di pace

haven

(ˈheivn) noun
a harbour; a place of safety or rest.