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"
have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave i