alphabet

Leave

Definition of leave:

part of speech: participle

Leaving.

part of speech: noun

Permission: liberty granted: formal parting of friends: farewell.

part of speech: noun

Permission; formal parting.

part of speech: verb

To allow to remain: to abandon, resign: to depart from: to have remaining at death: to bequeath: to refer for decision.

part of speech: participle

Left.

part of speech: verb

To quit; allow to remain; refer; bequeath.

part of speech: noun

Permission; farewell; a short vacation given to a soldier.

part of speech: verb

To depart; go away.

part of speech: verb

To allow to remain; as, they will leave him behind; to depart from; forsake; bequeath; cease from; as, to leave work; refer for decision; as, leave it to me.

part of speech: verb

To desist: to cease:- pr. p. leaving; pa. t. and pa. p. left.

Usage examples for leave:

  • Will you leave it to me, John? "Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor", R. D. Blackmore.
  • I cannot leave you like this! "Commodore Junk", George Manville Fenn.
  • You will not leave him? "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • When did you leave Amboise? "The Justice of the King", Hamilton Drummond.

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