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Noun
The act or state of leaving
Noun
A part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed
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An act of resigning from a job or office
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The passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence
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The act of seceding
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The action of deserting a person, cause, or organization
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The action of leaving something one has previously occupied
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The act of estranging
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A piece of broken glass or pottery, especially one found in an archaeological dig
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The act of excreting
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The rejected or waste parts of a butchered animal
Adjective
In the process of leaving an office or position
Adjective
Done while one is leaving (a place)
Verb
(of a place or location) Present participle for to go or get away from
“We've got to make a decision. Leave this town tonight or live and die this way.”
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Present participle for to set off on a journey
“It was time to leave for our holiday, and we were really excited.”
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(of a person or object) Present participle for to leave behind
“Karl would leave his wife for a younger woman, a move that would be condemned by virtually the entire nation.”
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Present participle for to trust to the care of
“I would feel confident to leave the completion of this project in your care.”
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Present participle for to give, especially by way of a will after one's passing
“He would leave everything to his wife and family after his death.”
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Present participle for to cause to remain as a trace or record
“My inelegant eating habits, in combination with last night's pasta, would leave several greasy stains on my favorite shirt.”
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(of an object or person) Present participle for to put in a specific location
“You can leave your coat on the rack next to the door.”
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Present participle for to delay taking action
“That's not really important. We can leave that for later.”
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Present participle for to stop taking action
“You have to leave your nosing around in other people's affairs right now.”
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Present participle for to stop attending or belonging to a particular organization or institution
“Bill would leave Harvard to found one of the most successful software companies of all time.”
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Present participle for to lose by inadvertently leaving behind
“Be careful not to leave your handbag on the train.”
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Present participle for to allow to continue
“Nothing is broken. Let's just leave things as they are.”
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