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Definitions of leave:

part of speech: present participle

Leaving.

part of speech: verb

To withdraw or depart from; to quit; to cease; to abandon; to forsake; not to deprive of a thing; to suffer to remain; to reject; to bequeath; to give, as an inheritance; to permit without interposition; to cease to do; to desist.

part of speech: verb transitive

To allow to remain; as, they will leave him behind; to depart from; forsake; bequeath; cease from; as, to leave work; refer for decision; as, leave it to me.

part of speech: noun

Permission: liberty granted: formal parting of friends: farewell.

part of speech: noun

A farewell; a formal parting; to take leave, to bid farewell.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To desist: to cease:- pr. p. leaving; pa. t. and pa. p. left.

part of speech: verb transitive

To allow to remain: to abandon, resign: to depart from: to have remaining at death: to bequeath: to refer for decision.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Left.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To depart; go away.

part of speech: noun

Grant of liberty; permission.

part of speech: noun

Permission; farewell; a short vacation given to a soldier.

Usage examples for leave:

  • And you had to leave him back there? "Our Pilots in the Air", Captain William B. Perry
  • Leave it to me, sir. "The Story of Wool", Sara Ware Bassett
  • Leave it all to Crayford. "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens
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