Definition - leave

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leave
  1. transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
  2. put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"
  3. 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"
  4. the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
  5. have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
  6. permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
  7. the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
  8. act or be so as to bec

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