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"
be at variance with; be out of line with
move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"
go away or leave
arid land with little or no vegetation
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"
desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"
the act of going out
an opening that permits escape or release;
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
lose the lead
move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
a temporary leave of absence from military duty
grant a leave to; "The prisoner was furloughed for the weekend to visit her children"
withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"
A display, as of plate, equipage, etc.; that which is displayed.
a departure; especially of airplanes
humorous or satirical mimicry
a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"