Definition of leave:
- Liberty granted by which restraint or illegality is removed; permission; allowance; license.
- The act of leaving or departing; a formal parting; a leaving; farewell; adieu; - used chiefly in the phrase, to take leave, i. e., literally, to take permission to go.
- To cease from; to desist from; to abstain from.
- To cease; to desist; to leave off.
- To depart; to set out.
- To desert; to abandon; to forsake; hence, to give up; to relinquish.
- To have remaining at death; hence, to bequeath; as, he left a large estate; he left a good name; he left a legacy to his niece.
- To let be or do without interference; as, I left him to his reflections; I leave my hearers to judge.
- To let remain unremoved or undone; to let stay or continue, in distinction from what is removed or changed.
- To put; to place; to deposit; to deliver; to commit; to submit - with a sense of withdrawing one's self from; as, leave your hat in the hall; we left our cards; to leave the matter to arbitrators.
- To raise; to levy.
- To send out leaves; to leaf; - often with out.
- To withdraw one's self from; to go away from; to depart from; as, to leave the house.
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- abandon (part of speech: verb)
- leave (part of speech: verb)
- rid (part of speech: verb)
- depart (part of speech: verb)