Definition - leave

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leave
  1. have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
  2. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
  3. be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
  4. leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
  5. the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
  6. go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind"
  7. permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
  8. go away from a place; "At what time

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