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leave  

EN[liːv] [-iːv]
'to leave' UK US
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    Definition of leave in English Dictionary

  • NomPLleaves
    1. (cricket) The action of the batsman not attempting to play at the ball.
      1. (billiards) The arrangement of balls in play that remains after a shot is made (which determines whether the next shooter — who may be either the same player, or an opponent — has good options, or only poor ones).
        1. Permission to be absent; time away from one's work.
          1. I've been given three weeks' leave by my boss.
        2. (dated or law) Permission.
          1. Might I beg leave to accompany you?
          2. The applicant now seeks leave to appeal and, if leave be granted, to appeal against these sentences.
        3. (dated) Farewell, departure.
          1. I took my leave of the gentleman without a backward glance.
      2. VerbeSGleavesPRleavingPT, PPleftPT, PPleaved
        1. (heading) VT To have a consequence or remnant.
          1. I left my car at home and took a bus to work.  The ants did not leave so much as a crumb of bread.   There's not much food left. We'd better go to the shops. ‎
          2. The lightning left her dazzled for several minutes.  Infantile paralysis left him lame for the rest of his life. ‎
          3. Leave your hat in the hall.  We should leave the legal matters to lawyers.   I left my sewing and went to the window to watch the falling snow. ‎
        2. (heading) To depart; to separate from.
          1. I left him to his reflections.  I leave my hearers to judge. ‎
          2. I left the country and I left my wife. ‎
          3. I left the band. ‎
          4. I think you'd better leave. ‎
        3. (heading) To transfer something.
          1. When my father died, he left me the house. ‎
          2. I'll leave the car in the station so you can pick it up there. ‎
          3. Can't we just leave this to the experts? ‎
        4. VI OBS To remain (behind); to stay.
          1. VT (archaic) To stop, desist from; to "leave off" (+ noun / gerund).
            1. VT To give leave to; allow; permit; let; grant.
              1. VI (rare) To produce leaves or foliage.
                1. OBS To raise; to levy.
                2. Plus d'exemples
                  1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                    • Looking at the imprint his hand had left on the visible layer of dust, he realized his home would certainly not pass his mother's white glove test.
                    • DELGADO OUT OF LINEUP The day after hyperextending his left knee as he tried to catch a foul ball, Carlos Delgado was held out of the starting lineup.
                    • After the accident, he just vanished and left me holding the bag.
                  2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                    • Left to my own devices, I'll spend hours staring into space, just thinking.
                    • Leaving your wallet visible on the car seat is just asking for it.
                    • Leave the wine for 24 hours and it will clarify. ‎
                  3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                    • Turn off the machine and unplug it when you leave.
                    • I think the VP got tired of playing second fiddle to the president, so if she's not promoted soon, she might leave.
                    • The wretched thraldom was over,—and what had it left?
                • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                  1. Noms
                    • Noms Dénombrable
                      • Singularia tantum
                        • Noms Indénombrable
                      • Verbes
                        • Verbes intransitifs
                          • Verbes transitifs
                            • Verbes par type d'inflexion
                              • Verbes irréguliers
                          Liens Connexes:
                          1. en leaves
                          2. en leaven
                          3. en leave-taking
                          4. en leavening
                          5. en leaved
                          Source: Wiktionnaire

                          Meaning of leave for the defined word.

                          Grammaticalement, ce mot "leave" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif, un verbes transitif et un verbes par type d'inflexion.
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