Haven vs Haver - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between haven and haver
is that haven
is to put into, or provide with a haven while haver
As a noun haven
is a harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
- what shipping and what lading's in our haven
(by extension) A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.
- their haven under the hill
, date=December 21
, author=Helen Pidd
, title=Europeans migrate south as continent drifts deeper into crisis
, work=the Guardian
, passage=Since its conception, the European Union has been a haven
for those seeking refuge from war, persecution and poverty in other parts of the world.}}
* tax haven
To put into, or provide with a haven.
(British) To hem and haw
* 1988 , , Penguin Books, paperback edition, page 154
(Scotland), Usually haiver . To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter; talking nonsense; to babble
* 1988 ,
- This didn't seem at all unlikely, but when I none the less havered , he insisted that his 'Egyptian fortune-teller' had confirmed it.
* 2004 James Campbell, "Boswell and Mrs. Miller", in The Genius of Language (ed. Wendy Lesser), page 194
- And if I haver''', yeah I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who’s '''havering to you.
- She havers on about her "faither" and "mirra" and the "wee wean," her child, and "hoo i wiz glaiket but bonny forby."
(UK, Scotland, dialect) The cereal oats.
One who has, possesses etc.
* 1608 ,
- It is held / That valour is the chiefest virtue, and / Most dignifies the haver : if it be, / The man I speak of cannot in the world / Be singly counterpoised.