HyperDic: leave

English > 17 senses of the word leave:
VERBmotionleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
cognitionleavego and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness
stativeleaveact or be so as to become in a specified state
changeleave, leave alone, leave behind, let aloneleave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
motionleave, exit, go out, get outmove out of or depart from
stativeleave, allow for, allow, providemake a possibility or provide opportunity for
stativeleave, result, leadhave as a result or residue
socialleave, depart, pull up stakesremove oneself from an association with or participation in
possessionleave, entrustput into the care or protection of someone
possessionleave, bequeath, willleave or give by will after one's death
stativeleavehave left or have as a remainder
changeleave, leave behindbe survived by after one's death
possessionleave, impart, give, pass ontransmit (knowledge or skills)
cognitionleave, forgetleave behind unintentionally
NOUNtimeleave, leave of absencethe period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
communicationleavepermission to do something
actleave, farewell, leave-taking, partingthe act of departing politely
leave > pronunciation
Soundsliy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > leave: 17 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time during which you are absent from work or duty.
Example"a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
Synonymleave of absence
Narrowercompassionate leave(military) leave granted in an emergency such as family sickness or death
furloughA temporary leave of absence from military duty
pass(military) a written leave of absence
sabbatical, sabbatical leaveA leave usually taken every seventh year
shore leave, libertyLeave granted to a sailor or naval officer
sick leaveA leave of absence from work because of illness
terminal leavefinal / final leave before discharge from military service
Broadertime offA time period when you are not required to work
Spanishexcedencia, permiso
Catalanexcedència
English > leave: 17 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningpermission to do something.
Example"she was granted leave to speak"
Broaderpermissionapproval to do something
English > leave: 17 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of departing politely.
Example "he took his leave"
Synonymsfarewell, leave-taking, parting
NarrowervaledictionThe act of saying farewell
Broaderdeparture, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
Spanishadiós, despedida
Catalanadéu, comiat
Verbsleavego and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness
leavemove out of or depart from
leavego away from a place
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninggo away from a place.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelJohn will leave angry
Examples
  • "At what time does your train leave?"
  • "She didn't leave until midnight"
  • "The ship leaves at midnight"
Synonymsgo forth, go away
Caused bybundle offsend off unceremoniously
Entailed byemigrateLeave one's country of residence for a new one
leave behinddepart / depart and not take along
take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry offRemove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state
Narrowercome awayLeave in a certain condition
decamp, skip, vamooseLeave suddenly
depart, take leave, quitgo away or leave
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take offLeave
desertLeave behind
go outtake the field
go outLeave the house to go somewhere
pop offLeave quickly
pull out, get outMove out or away
ride off, ride awayride away on a horse, for example
run off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle offLeave suddenly and as if in a hurry / hurry
rush off, rush awaydepart in a hurry
scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break awayflee
scram, buzz off, fuck off, get, bugger offLeave immediately
slip away, steal away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak outLeave furtively and stealthily
tarry, lingerLeave slowly and hesitantly
vacate, empty, abandonleave behind empty
walk off, walk awaygo away from
walk outLeave abruptly, often in protest or anger
Oppositearrive, get, comereach a destination
Similar toexit, go out, get out, leaveMove out of or depart from
leave, depart, pull up stakesRemove oneself from an association with or participation in
Spanishdejar, irse, ir, marchar, partir, salir
Catalananar, deixar, eixir, marxar, partir, sortir
Nounsleavethe act of departing politely
leaversomeone who leaves
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningGo and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey leave the money in the closet; They leave the people the food
Narrowerabandon, forsake, desolate, desertLeave someone who needs or counts on you
jiltcast aside capriciously or unfeelingly
Similar toforget, leaveleave behind unintentionally
Spanishabandonar, dejar, olvidar
Catalanabandonar, deixar, oblidar
Nounsleavethe act of departing politely
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningAct or be so as to become in a specified state.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Something ----s somebody
Broadermake, getGive certain properties to something
Similar toleave, result, leadHave as a result or residue
Spanishdejar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningLeave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "leave it as is"
  • "leave the young fawn alone"
  • "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
Synonymsleave alone, leave behind, let alone
NarrowerletLeave unchanged
Broaderrefrain, forbearResist doing something
Similar toleaveHave left or have as a remainder
Spanishdejar
Catalandeixar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove out of or depart from.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe men leave the boat
Example"leave the room"
Synonymsexit, go out, get out
NarrowerejectLeave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
fall outLeave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation
file outmarch out, in a file
get offLeave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
go, go away, departMove away from a place into another direction
hop out, get offget out of quickly
log out, log offExit a computer
pop outexit briefly
step outGo outside a room or building for a short period of time
undockMove out of a dock
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Oppositeenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
Similar toleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishdejar, irse, largarse, marcharse, marchar, partir, retirarse, salir
Catalanabandonar, anar-se'n, deixar, fugir, marxar, partir, retirar-se, sortir
Nounsleavethe act of departing politely
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 6, stative
Meaningmake a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "This leaves no room for improvement"
  • "leave lots of time for the trip"
Synonymsallow for, allow, provide
Broaderyield, give, affordBe the cause or source of
Similar toadmit, allowafford possibility
Spanishdejar, permitir
Catalandeixar, permetre
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningHave as a result or residue.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsresult, lead
Narrowerleadtend to or result in
Broaderproduce, bring about, give riseCause to happen, occur or exist
Similar toleaveAct or be so as to become in a specified state
leaveHave left or have as a remainder
Spanishdejar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningRemove oneself from an association with or participation in.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey leave the countryside
Example"She wants to leave"
Synonymsdepart, pull up stakes
Narrowerdrop outLeave school or an educational program prematurely
leave office, quit, step down, resignGive up or retire from a position
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar toleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishabandonar, dejar, irse, largarse, marcharse, partir, retirarse
Catalanabandonar, anar-se'n, deixar, marxar, retirar-se
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 9, possession
Meaningput into the care or protection of someone.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey leave the money to them; They leave them the money
Example "leave your child the nurse's care"
Synonymentrust
Broaderpass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishconfiar, dejar, entregar
Catalanconfiar, deixar, lliurar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 10, possession
MeaningLeave or give by will after one's death.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey leave the money to them; They leave them the money
Synonymsbequeath, will
NarrowerdeviseGive by will, especially real property
fee-tail, entailLimit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
pass onGive to or transfer possession of
remembershow appreciation to
Broadergive, gift, presentGive as a present
Oppositedisinherit, disownprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
Similar toimpart, leave, give, pass onTransmit (knowledge or skills)
leave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
Spanishabandonar, dar, dejar, entregar, heredar, legar
Catalanabandonar, deixar, entregar, llegar, lliurar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 11, stative
MeaningHave left or have as a remainder.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
BroaderhaveHave left
Similar toleave, leave alone, leave behind, let aloneLeave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
leave, result, leadHave as a result or residue
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningBe survived by after one's death.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot leave Sue
Synonymleave behind
Entailsdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
NarrowerwidowCause to be without a spouse
Similar tobequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
leave behinddepart / depart and not take along
Spanishdejar
Catalandeixar
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 13, possession
MeaningTransmit (knowledge or skills).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "leave your name and address here"
Synonymsimpart, give, pass on
Narrowerconveymake known
BroadertellLet something be known
Similar tobequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
giveconvey or reveal information
Spanishcomunicar, dar, impartir, transmitir, trasmitir
Catalancomunicar, transmetre
English > leave: 17 senses > verb 14, cognition
Meaningleave behind unintentionally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey leave the money in the closet
Synonymforget
Broaderlosemiss from one's possessions
Similar toleaveGo and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness
Spanishdejarse, dejar, olvidarse, olvidar
Catalandeixar-se, deixar, descuidar-se, oblidar-se

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