1. The period of time during which you are absent from work or duty (synset 115164090)
    "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
  2. Permission to do something (synset 106702859)
    "she was granted leave to speak"
  3. The act of departing politely (synset 100053917)
    "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
  1. Go away from a place (synset 202013448)
    "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
  2. Go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness (synset 200615374)
    "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"
  3. Act or be so as to become in a specified state (synset 202735289)
    "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
  4. Leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking (synset 200136799)
    "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
  5. Move out of or depart from (synset 202019450)
    "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
  6. Make a possibility or provide opportunity for;
    Permit to be attainable or cause to remain (synset 202727313)
    "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
  7. Produce as a result or residue (synset 202641740)
    "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
  8. Remove oneself from an association with or participation in (synset 202388582)
    "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"
  9. Put into the care or protection of someone (synset 202361226)
    "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child in the nurse's care"
  10. Leave or give by will after one's death (synset 202233837)
    "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
  11. Have left or have as a remainder (synset 202736010)
    "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
  12. Be survived by after one's death (synset 200360745)
    "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
  13. Transmit (knowledge or skills) (synset 202301114)
    "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
  14. Leave behind unintentionally (synset 200614532)
    "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"

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