Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To have.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat In the civil law. To have. Sometimes distinguished from tenere, (to hold,) and possidere, (to possess;) habere referring to the right, tenere to the fact, and possidere to both. Calvin.