the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow" Synonyms: farewell, leave-taking, parting,
permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day''s leave to visit his mother" Synonyms: leave of absence,
leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind" Synonyms: leave alone, leave behind,
be survived by after one''s death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats" Synonyms: leave behind,
leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors" Synonyms: forget,
go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind"
go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn''t leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight" Synonyms: go forth, go away,
move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country" Synonyms: exit, go out, get out,
leave or give by will after one''s death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate" Synonyms: bequeath, will,
transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students" Synonyms: impart, give, pass on,
put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse''s care" Synonyms: entrust,
remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes" Synonyms: depart, pull up stakes,
have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin" Synonyms: result, lead,
make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway" Synonyms: allow for, allow, provide,
act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president''s remarks left us speechless"
have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"