Definition - leave

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leave
  1. have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
  2. the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
  3. act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
  4. permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
  5. have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
  6. the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
  7. 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"
  8. be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
  9. leave behind unintentionally; "I for

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