Definition of I've in English:

I've

contraction

  • I have.

    • ‘Hope to get all the links I've gathered since Christmas together up here over the weekend.’
    • ‘It only sticks out a bit, but sometimes it sticks out more, depending on how much I've eaten.’
    • ‘We live in a loft, there are no doors I can close, I've just got to get on with it.’
    • ‘Perhaps this means I ought to contact her as I've not seen her for a little while.’
    • ‘Anyway, having said that, I've made amends and posted a couple of new stories today.’
    • ‘I've decided on the former course but I've not stepped yet beyond the point of no return.’
    • ‘Needless to say, all that and no dinner meant I've been feeling a little the worse for wear today.’
    • ‘Got some interesting events to relate to the blog and the people that read it, but I've come out on top.’
    • ‘If you're looking for a more literal experience of culture shock, I've got that too.’
    • ‘This is the longest thing I've ever written, and the early reviews have been stunning.’
    • ‘That, if it's not too overblown a metaphor, is how I feel if I've sent a lot of email.’
    • ‘Part of me is worried that I've created yet another reason for me to spend more of each day staring at a screen.’
    • ‘I think moving to an electric guitar will help with the problems I've had with some chords.’
    • ‘A lot of people went up to talk to him after the show, but I've always shied away from that sort of thing.’
    • ‘I'm lucky enough to have the freedom to live where I want because I've made a few quid.’
    • ‘As for my own game, I've been seeing some definite progress over the past couple of months.’
    • ‘But mostly this all to fill a bit of space while I've been too busy to update this Blog!’
    • ‘I expect many of you see them all the time but I've only ever seen them on nature documentaries.’
    • ‘All I seem to have done since I've got back here is talk about how X is different in the States.’
    • ‘You may or may not recognise my guests so I've included a short descriptive text.’

Pronunciation

I've

/ʌɪv/