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Leave — synonyms, leave antonyms, definition

1. leave (Noun)

29 synonyms
absence allowance approbation approval authorisation authorization blessing breakout escape escaping evasion farewell flight freedom furlough hegira holiday leave of absence leave-taking liberty • • •
3 definitions

leave (Noun) — The period of time during which you are absent from work or duty. ex. "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"

leave (Noun) — Permission to do something. ex. "she was granted leave to speak"

leave (Noun) — The act of departing politely. ex. "he took his leave" ex. "he disliked long leave-takings"

6 types of
departure going going away leaving permission time off
10 types
compassionate leave furlough liberty pass sabbatical sabbatical leave shore leave sick leave terminal leave valediction

2. leave (Verb)

99 synonyms
abandon abdicate abort absent allow allow for arrange bequeath bequest board cease concoct contrive defect depart depart from deposit desert detach devise • • •
1 antonym
14 definitions

leave (Verb) — Go away from a place. ex. "She didn't leave until midnight" ex. "The ship leaves at midnight" ex. "At what time does your train leave?"

leave (Verb) — Go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness. ex. "She left a mess when she moved out" ex. "His good luck finally left him" ex. "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage" ex. "she wept thinking she had been left behind"

leave (Verb) — Act or be so as to become in a specified state. ex. "The inflation left them penniless" ex. "The president's remarks left us speechless"

leave (Verb) — Refrain from changing, disturbing or taking. ex. "leave it as is" ex. "leave the young fawn alone"

leave (Verb) — Move out of or depart from. ex. "leave the room" ex. "the fugitive has left the country"

leave (Verb) — Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain. ex. "This leaves no room for improvement" ex. "leave lots of time for the trip"

leave (Verb) — Have as a result or residue. ex. "The water left a mark on the silk dress" ex. "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

leave (Verb) — Remove oneself from an association with or participation in. ex. "She wants to leave" ex. "The teenager left home" ex. "She left her position with the Red Cross" ex. "He left the Senate after two terms"

leave (Verb) — Put into the care or protection of someone. ex. "He left the decision to his deputy" ex. "leave your child the nurse's care"

leave (Verb) — Leave or give by will after one's death. ex. "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

leave (Verb) — Have left or have as a remainder. ex. "That left the four of us" ex. "19 minus 8 leaves 11"

leave (Verb) — Be survived by after one's death. ex. "He left six children" ex. "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"

leave (Verb) — Transmit (knowledge or skills). ex. "leave your name and address here"

leave (Verb) — Leave behind unintentionally. ex. "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"

22 types of
afford bring about change forbear get gift give give rise hand have lose make move pass pass on present produce reach refrain tell • • •
89 types
abandon beetle off bolt bolt out break away bugger off bunk buzz off come away convey decamp depart desert desolate devise drop out eject empty entail escape • • •