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leave

 
Noun leave has 3 senses
  1. leave, leave of absence - the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
    --1 is a kind of time off
    --1 has particulars:
     furlough; pass; compassionate leave; sabbatical, sabbatical leave; shore leave, liberty; sick leave; terminal leave
  2. leave - permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
    --2 is a kind of
    permission
  3. farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting - the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
    --3 is a kind of departure, going, going away, leaving
    --3 has particulars: valediction
    Derived forms: verb leave5, verb leave1, verb leave2
Verb leave has 14 senses
  1. leave, go forth, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
    Antonyms: arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun leaver1, noun leave3
    Sample sentence:
    John will leave angry
  2. leave - 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"
    Derived form: noun leave3
    Sample sentences:
    They leave the money in the closet
    They leave the people the food
  3. leave - act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
    --3 is one way to
    make, get
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
    Something ----s somebody
  4. leave, leave alone, leave behind - 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"
    --4 is one way to refrain, forbear
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. exit, go out, get out, leave - move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
    --5 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun leave3
    Sample sentence:
    The men leave the boat
  6. leave, allow for, allow, provide - 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"
    --6 is one way to yield, give, afford
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. leave, result, lead - result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
    --7 is one way to bring about
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  8. leave, depart, pull up stakes - 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"
    --8 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    They leave the countryside
  9. entrust, leave - put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"
    --9 is one way to pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
    Sample sentences:
    They leave the money to them
    They leave them the money
  10. bequeath, will, leave - leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
    --10 is one way to give, gift, present
    Sample sentences:
    They leave the money to them
    They leave them the money
  11. leave - have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
    --11 is one way to
    have
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  12. leave, leave behind - be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot leave Sue
  13. impart, leave, give, pass on - tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"
    --13 is one way to tell
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  14. forget, leave - leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
    --14 is one way to lose
    Sample sentence:
    They leave the money in the closet
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