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
leave; "The family took off for Florida"
spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
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"
act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
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"
be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"