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The meaning of Leave

liːv

Leave – definition

verb

Allow or cause to remain.

Usage examples:

The parts he disliked he would alter and the parts he didn't dislike he'd leave
verb

Cause (someone or something) to be in a particular state or position.

Usage examples:

He'll leave you in no doubt about what he thinks
noun

(in snooker, croquet, and other games) the position in which a player leaves the balls for the next player.

noun

Time when one has permission to be absent from work or from duty in the armed forces.

Usage examples:

Joe was home on leave
verb

(of a plant) put out new leaves.

Usage examples:

Trees leaved, wild flowers burst in profusion on the far side of the lake.
verb

To go away from someone or something that stays in the same place

Usage examples:

[ i ] i’ll be leaving tomorrow., [ t ] he left the house by the back door., [ i/t ] the bus leaves …
noun

A period of time that someone is allowed away from work for holiday, illness, or another special reason

Usage examples:

Take leave from sth i'm taking 5 days' unpaid leave from work to go to the wedding., be/go on leave…
verb

To go away from someone or something, for a short time or permanently

Usage examples:

I'll be leaving at five o'clock tomorrow., he left the house by the back door., she left the group …
verb

To not take something or someone with you when you go, either intentionally or by accident

Usage examples:

Hey, you've left your keys on the table., can i leave a message for sue?, why don't you leave the k…
verb

If something leaves something else, a part or effect of it stays after it has gone or been used

Usage examples:

His shoes left muddy marks on the floor., [ + two objects ] if i give you €50 that won't leave me e…
verb

If you leave something in a particular condition, you do not touch it, move it, or act to change it in any way, so that it stays in the same condition

Usage examples:

Leave that chair where it is., he left most of his dinner (= did not eat much of it)., [ + obj + ad…
verb

If you leave something or someone doing something, he, she, or it is still doing it when you go away

Usage examples:

I left the children watching television., he left the engine running.
verb

To not eat or use all of something

Usage examples:

They'd eaten all the cake, but they'd left some sandwiches., make sure you leave enough hot water f…
verb

If something or someone is left, they remain after the rest of the things or people have gone or been used

Usage examples:

Are there any cookies left?
verb

If you have something left, you have some remaining after the rest has been used, eaten, etc.

Usage examples:

I never have any money left at the end of the month.
verb

To stop doing something, or to leave a place because you have finished an activity

Usage examples:

Many children leave school at 16., he left work in june for health reasons., she left home (= stopp…
verb

To end a relationship with a husband, wife, or partner and stop living with them

Usage examples:

I'll never leave you., she left her husband for a younger man.
verb

If you leave (doing) something, you wait before you do it

Usage examples:

I'll leave these letters till monday (= write them on monday)., don't leave it too late (= don't wa…
verb

To leave a wife, husband, or other close family member is to die while these family members are still alive

Usage examples:

He left a wife and two children.
verb

If you leave something that you own to someone, you say they should receive it when you die

Usage examples:

He left his nieces all his money./he left all his money to his nieces.
verb

To allow someone to make a choice or decision about something, or to make someone responsible for something

Usage examples:

I left the decision (up) to her., [ + to infinitive ] i left it to her to make the decision., leave…
noun

Time allowed away from work for a holiday or illness

Usage examples:

How much annual/paid leave do you get?, she's (gone) on leave (= holiday)., i've asked if i can tak…
noun

Time away from your work or studies that is formally given to you by your organization

Usage examples:

Luckily i was allowed to take a leave of absence now and then to work on the movies.
noun

Permission or agreement

Usage examples:

He did it without (my) leave., [ + to infinitive ] did you get leave to do that?
noun

To say goodbye

Usage examples:

He decided the time had come to take leave of his home town.

Leave translation into English

Leave: translate from English into Chinese

Translate leave into Chinese (Simplified)}
离开, 假, 假期, 走, 留, 离, 给, 出发, 撤离, 告别, 去, 动身, 别, 出走, 起程, 别离, 撂, 准许, 撤走, 起身, 罢休, 遗赠, 朅, 避

Leave: translate from English into Dutch

Translate leave into Dutch}
Vertrekken, Verlof, Verlaten, Laten, Vakantie, Achterlaten, Overlaten, Laten staan, Nalaten, Laten liggen, Ophouden, Heengaan, In de steek laten, Afreizen, Permissie, Op reis gaan, Welnemen

Leave: translate from English into French

Translate leave into French}
Pars, Congé, Laisser, Quitter, Permission, Partir, Abandonner, Déposer, Oublier, Abandon, Voyager, Lâchage

Leave: translate from English into German

Translate leave into German}
Verlassen, Lassen, Urlaub, Hinterlassen, Abgeben, Gehen, Erlaubnis, Überlassen, Belassen, Abreisen, Stehen lassen, Zurücklassen, Abfahren, Austreten, Liegen lassen, Fortgehen, Vergessen, Abgehen, Abfliegen, Sein lassen, Ausfahren, Vermachen, Übrig bleiben, Vererben, Fortfahren, Sich entfernen, Hinausfahren

Leave: translate from English into Hindi

Translate leave into Hindi}
छुट्टी, अवकाश, छोड़ना, अनुमति, विदा, प्रस्थान, चले जाना, त्यागना, विदाई, रहने देना, आज्ञा, छोड़कर मरना, अवकाश अवधि, विदा होना, प्रस्थान करना

Leave: translate from English into Italian

Translate leave into Italian}
Partire, Lasciare, Congedo, Permesso, Uscire, Abbandonare, Licenza, Aspettativa, Andarsene, Allontanarsi, Affidare, Dimenticare, Autorizzazione, Rimettere, Piantare, Consegnare

Leave: translate from English into Korean

Translate leave into Korean}
떠나다, 휴가, 허락, 남기다, 작별, 놓고 가다, 남기고 죽다, 뜨다, 맡겨 놓다, 가 버리다, 휴가기간, 장소를 떠나다, 업무 따위를 그만두다, 그만두다, ...의 상태로 놓아두다, 놓아두다, 처자 따위를 남기고 죽다, 재산 따위를 남기고 죽다, 사람에게 물건을 맡겨 놓다, 배달하다, 우편 집배원이 배달하다, 통과하다, 퇴거하다, 내맡기다

Leave: translate from English into Russian

Translate leave into Russian}
Оставлять, Отпуск, Покидать, Уходить, Уезжать, Разрешение, Бросать, Уход, Отъезд, Удаляться, Предоставлять, Завещать, Сходить, Увольнение, Прощание, Прекращать, Переезжать, Позволение, Завезти, Передавать, Проходить мимо, Оставлять после смерти, Заносить, Покрываться листвой, Оставлять в том же состоянии

Leave: translate from English into Spanish

Translate leave into Spanish}
Abandonar, Dejar, Licencia, Permiso, Salir, Irse, Marcharse, Quedar, Legar, Olvidar, Quitar, Despedida, Tocar, Sobrar, Dicho adiós, Final, Hacer salida, Dirigirse, Concordancia

Word origin

Middle English: from the same Germanic base as leaf.

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