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left

noun

  1. (position)  location near or direction toward the left side; that is, the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    Synonyms: L. [acronym], l. [acronym]. Type of: position
  2. (faction)  those who support varying degrees of social, political, or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    Synonyms: Left Wing, left wing, Left. Type of: faction
  3. (general anatomy)  the hand that is on the left side of the body
    Synonyms: left hand. Topic: general anatomy. Type of: hand
  4. (tract)  the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
    Synonyms: left field, leftfield. Type of: tract. Part of: outfield
  5. (turning)  a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east
    Type of: turning

verb

  1. (go away, place)  to go away from a place
    Synonyms: depart, go away, go forth, part, push off, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out,...
  2. (go, leave, either)  to go and leave behind, either intentionally, or by neglect or forgetfulness
    Similar to: forget
  3. (make)  to act or be so as to become in a specified state
    Type of: make
  4. (refrain)  to leave unchanged or undisturbed, or refrain from taking
    Synonyms: leave alone, leave behind. Type of: refrain
  5. (move)  to move out of or depart from
    Synonyms: exit, get out, go out. Type of: move
  6. (yield)  to make a possibility or provide opportunity for; to permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    Synonyms: allow, allow for, provide. Type of: yield. Similar to: admit
  7. (produce)  to have as a result or residue
    Synonyms: lead, result. Type of: produce
  8. (change)  to remove oneself from an association with or participation in
    Synonyms: depart, pull up stakes. Type of: change
  9. (pass)  to put into the care or protection of someone
    Synonyms: entrust, intrust. Type of: pass on
  10. (gift)  to leave or give by will after one's death
    Synonyms: bequeath, will. Type of: give. Similar to: impart, leave behind
  11. (have)  to have left or have as a remainder
    Type of: have. Similar to: leave behind
  12. (be survived, death)  to be survived by after one's death
    Synonyms: leave behind. Similar to: bequeath, leave behind. Followed by: die
  13. (tell)  to transmit (knowledge or skills)
    Synonyms: give, impart, pass on. Type of: tell. Similar to: bequeath, give
  14. (lose)  to leave behind unintentionally
    Synonyms: forget. Type of: lose

adjective

  1. (being, located, directed)  being, located on, or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north
    Similar to: left-hand, left-most, near, port. Described by: position
  2. (unexhausted)  not used up
    Synonyms: left over [predicate], leftover, odd, remaining, remanent, unexpended. Similar to:...
  3. (left-handed)  intended for the left hand
    Synonyms: left-hand [attributive]. Similar to: left-handed
  4. (belonging, political, intellectual)  of or belonging to the political or intellectual left
    Similar to: far-left, leftish, leftist, liberal

adverb

Etymology summary

Kentish form of Old English lyft- "weak, foolish" (compare lyft-adl "lameness,...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wiktionary:

left | lefts [plural] | left-hand [synonym, sense-specific] | sinister [synonym, sense-specific] | sinistral [synonym, sense-specific] | 9 o'clock [synonym, sense-specific] | port [synonym, sense-specific] | right [antonym, sense-specific] | liberal [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north. | [politics] pertaining to the political left; liberal. | On the left side. | Towards the left side. | The left side or direction. | [politics] The ensemble of left-wing political parties... (39 of 82 words, 10 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)

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leave | leaves [plural] | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | congé [French] | congés [French, plural] | run along [French, plural] | ran along [past tense] | ...

[transitive] To cause or allow (something) to remain as available; to refrain from taking (something) away; to stop short of consuming or otherwise depleting (something) entirely. | [transitive] To transfer possession of after death. | [transitive] To ... (35 of 260 words, 16 definitions, 18 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

leave | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present] | leave someone cold | leave someone/something hanging | leave someone high and dry | leave it at that | leave a lot/much to be desired | ...

[intransitive/transitive] to go away from a place ; to go away from a place and allow someone to continue doing something there | ... (22 of 884 words, 20 definitions, 52 usage examples, pronunciation)

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left [noun] | lefts [plural] | the left | the Left

[singular] the left side or direction ; [countable] a road, path etc on the left side | "the left" or "the Left": people or groups with left-wing ... (26 of 182 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

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left | have two left feet

on the side of your body that is to the west if you are facing north ; on the left side of something | "have two left feet": to be not at all graceful ... (33 of 111 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

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left [adverb] | left, right, and centre

towards the left side | towards the left in politics | "left, right, and centre": [British] in all directions, or to everyone (20 of 67 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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leave [uncountable, noun] | maternity/paternity/parental leave | take your leave | take leave of someone | take leave of your senses | without so much as a by your leave

a period of time away from your job or from the armed forces | [formal] permission | "maternity/paternity/parental leave": a period of time away from ... (23 of 217 words, 7 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Collins Dictionary:

left | leave | to the left [sense-specific] | leave be [sense-specific] | leave go [sense-specific] | leave it at that [sense-specific] | leave much to be desired [sense-specific] | leave someone alone [sense-specific] | leave someone to himself [sense-specific] | ...

[prenominal] of or designating the side of something or someone that faces west when the front is turned towards the north | [prenominal] worn on a ... (25 of 789 words, 31 definitions, 21 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/left

leave | leave be [sense-specific] | leave go [sense-specific] | leave it at that [sense-specific] | leave much to be desired [sense-specific] | leave someone alone [sense-specific] | leave someone to himself [sense-specific] | by your leave [sense-specific] | on leave [sense-specific] | ...

[intransitive] to go or depart (from a person or place) | to cause to remain behind, often by mistake, in a place | to cause to be or remain in a ... (29 of 892 words, 29 definitions, 24 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

leave [entry 1] | left [past tense] | a lot | be left | leave something to | leave it out | be left at the post | be left for dead | be left to oneself | ...

go away from | depart from permanently | cease attending (a school or college) or working for (an organization) | allow or cause to remain | ("be ... (23 of 671 words, 29 definitions, 35 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/leave

left [entry 1] | the Left | left and right | right and left | the left | have two left feet | left, right, and centre | leftish [derived] | leftward [derived] | ...

on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing which is to the west when the person or thing is facing north | relating to a ... (31 of 296 words, 13 definitions, 18 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/left

leave [entry 2] | leave of absence | with | by your leave | take one's leave | take leave of one's senses | take leave to do something

time when one has permission to be absent from work or from duty in the armed forces | [often with infinitive] : permission | "by your leave" : with ... (27 of 160 words, 7 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/leave--2

leave [entry 3]

Syllabification: (leave) Entry from United States Dictionary | put forth leaves. (10 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/leave--3

Merriam-Webster:

leave [entry 1, verb] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leave alone | lv [abbreviation] | set out [synonym, sense-specific] | bequeath [synonym, sense-specific] | let [synonym, sense-specific] | depart [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

"bequeath", "devise" ; to have remaining after one's death ; to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect | to cause or allow to be or remain in a ... (29 of 310 words, 6 definitions, 18 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/leave

left [entry 1, adjective, adverb] | Left [sense-specific]

of, relating to, situated on, or being the side of the body in which the ... | "left" or "Left": of, adhering to, or constituted by the left ... (27 of 170 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/left

leaf [entry 1, often attributive, noun] | leaves [plural] | leafs [plural] | leaved [verb, leaves, past tense] | leaving [verb, leaves, present participle] | leafless [adjective, related] | leaflike [adjective, related]

a lateral outgrowth from a plant stem that is typically a flattened ... | something suggestive of a leaf: as ; a part of a book or folded sheet ... (28 of 249 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations, 1 image)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/leaf

left [entry 2, noun] | Left [sense-specific] | liberalism [synonym, sense-specific] | leftism [synonym, sense-specific] | left wing [synonym, sense-specific] | conservatism [antonym, sense-specific] | illiberalism [antonym, sense-specific] | immobilism [antonym, sense-specific] | right [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

the left hand ; the location or direction of the left side ; the part on the left side ; a turn to the left | "left field" ; a blow struck with the ... (33 of 213 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 2, noun] | departure [synonym, sense-specific] | break [synonym, sense-specific] | holiday [British, synonym, sense-specific] | hols [British, synonym, sense-specific] | vacation [synonym, sense-specific] | recess [synonym, sense-specific] | interdiction [antonym, sense-specific] | prohibition [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

permission to do something ; authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment | an act of leaving; "departure" (18 of 191 words, 2 definitions)

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Random House Dictionary:

left | Left [sense-specific] | the Left [sense-specific] | get left [sense-specific] | left wing [sense-specific] | left field [baseball, definition 1, sense-specific] | the left side or something that is on the left side [baseball, definition 1, sense-specific]

of, pertaining to, or located on or near the side of a person or thing that ... | "left" or "Left": of or belonging to the political Left; having ... (28 of 271 words, 12 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/left

leave | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leave alone [sense-specific] | leave off [sense-specific] | leave out [sense-specific] | leave alone: alone [definition 4, sense-specific] | let [non-standard, entry 1, definitions 1, 2, 6, synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to go out of or away from, as a place. | to depart from permanently; quit. | to let remain or have remaining behind after going, disappearing, ... (25 of 393 words, 25 definitions, 21 usage examples, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

left

designating or of that side of one's body which is toward the west when one ... | of the side or bank of a river on the left of a person facing ... (31 of 189 words, 9 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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leave | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaver [noun, related]

to cause or allow to remain; not take away | to make, place, deposit, etc., and cause to remain behind one | to have remaining after one | to bequeath ... (27 of 274 words, 16 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

left | Left [sense-specific] | left wing [sense-specific]

Of, belonging to, located on, or being the side of the body to the north when the subject is facing east. | Of, relating to, directed toward, or ... (27 of 175 words, 14 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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leave | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present] | leave off | leaves of absence [plural] | lv. [abbreviation, sense-specific] | /let [abbreviation, sense-specific] | ...

To go out of or away from | To go without taking or removing | To omit or exclude | To have as a result, consequence, or remainder | To cause or allow ... (29 of 448 words, 21 definitions, 14 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

left [political philosophy]

In politics, the portion of the political spectrum associated in general with egalitarianism and popular or state control of the major institutions of ... (23 of 111 words)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

leave [entry 1] | left [past tense]

to go away from someone or something, for a short time or permanently (13 of 59 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

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left [entry 1]

on or towards the side of your body that is to the west when you are facing north (18 of 34 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/left 1

left [entry 2, singular]

the left side (3 of 51 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/left 2

leave [entry 2] | left [past tense]

to not take something or someone with you when you go, either intentionally or by accident (16 of 49 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 2

left [entry 3] | the left

the political groups that believe wealth and power should be shared between all parts of society (16 of 34 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 3] | left [past tense]

If something leaves something else, a part or effect of it stays after it has gone or been used | If you leave something in a particular condition you ... (28 of 201 words, 3 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 4] | left [past tense]

to stop doing something, or to leave a place because you have finished an activity (15 of 84 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

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left [entry 5]

relating to political groups that believe wealth and power should be shared between all parts of society (17 of 31 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 5] | left [past tense]

If you leave (doing) something, you wait before you do it (11 of 54 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 5

leave [entry 6] | left [past tense]

To leave a wife, husband or other close family member is to die while these family members are still alive | [+ two objects] If you leave money or ... (28 of 76 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 6

leave [entry 7] | left [past tense]

to allow someone to make a choice or decision about something, or to make someone responsible for something (18 of 70 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 7

leave [entry 8] | leave of absence

time allowed away from work for holiday or illness | "leave of absence": formal permission to be away from work or studies (21 of 48 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 8

leave [entry 9, formal]

permission or agreement (3 of 26 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/leave 9

leave [entry 10] | take leave

to say goodbye (3 of 24 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

left

in politics, the more radically progressive wing in any legislative body or party. The designation apparently originated in the French National ... (21 of 38 words)

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Wikipedia:

Leave [disambiguation]

may refer to: Leave of absence, a period of time that one is to be away from one's primary job while maintaining the status of employee | Leave (military), a period of time in which a soldier is allowed to be away from his or her assigned unit | Leave ... (48 of 189 words, 14 definitions)

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Encarta Dictionary:

leave [entry 1] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

to go away from a person or place | to abandon a person or place | to end participation in a group or activity | to give something to somebody or put ... (29 of 500 words, 12 definitions, pronunciations)

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left [entry 1] | lefts [plural]

on or toward the west when somebody or something is facing north | supporting liberal, socialist, or communist political and social changes or reform ... (23 of 218 words, 10 definitions, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 2]

time off from work or duty, with official permission | the act of saying goodbye to somebody | permission to do something (formal) (21 of 81 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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leave [entry 3] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

to grow foliage (3 of 36 words, pronunciation)

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Etymology references

Online Etymology:

left

First use: about 1200

Origin: Kentish form of Old English lyft- "weak, foolish" (compare lyft-adl "lameness, paralysis", East Frisian luf, Dutch dialectal ... (19 of 309 etymology words)

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leave

Origin: [verb] Old English læfan "to let remain, remain, bequeath", from ... | [noun] "permission", Old English leafe, dative/accusative of ... (18 of 164 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

left | lefts [plural]

Origin: Middle English left, luft, leoft, lift, lyft, from Old English left, lyft ... | Middle English left, variant of laft ("remaining, left"), from Old English lǣfd, ġelǣfd, past... (27 of 116 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/left

leave | leaves [plural] | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

Origin: Middle English leven, from Old English lǣfan ("to leave"), from Proto-Germanic *laibijaną ("to let stay, ... | Middle English leve, from Old English lēaf ("permission, privilege"), from Proto-Germanic... (27 of 151 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

left | leave

Origin: Old English left idle, weak, variant of lyft- (in ... | Old English lǣfan; related to belīfan to be left as a remainder (22 of 31 etymology words)

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leave

Origin: Old English lǣfan; related to belīfan to be left as a remainder | Old English lēaf; related to alӯfan to permit, Middle High German loube permission

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/leave

New World Dictionary:

left

Origin: Middle English (Kentish) variant of lift from Old English lyft, weak, akin to East Frisian luf, weak

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/left

leave | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

Origin: Middle English leven from Old English læfan, literally, to ... | Middle English leve from Old English leaf, permission, akin ... (19 of 87 etymology words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

left

Origin: Middle English, from Old English lyft-, weak, useless (in lyftādl, paralysis).

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leave | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English leaven, from Old English lǣfan; see leip- in Indo-European roots. | Middle English leve, from Old English ... (18 of 37 etymology words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

left [entry 1] | the Left | left and right | right and left | the left

Origin: Old English lyft, left "weak" (the left-hand side being regarded as the weaker side of the body), of West Germanic origin | ... (21 of 25 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/left

leave [entry 1] | left [past tense] | a lot | be left | leave something to | leave it out

Origin: Old English lǣfan "bequeath", also "allow to remain, leave in place" of Germanic origin; related to German bleiben "remain"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/leave

leave [entry 2] | leave of absence | with

Origin: Old English lēaf "permission", of West Germanic origin; related to "lief" and "love"

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Merriam-Webster:

left [entry 1, adjective, adverb] | Left [sense-specific]

First use: 13th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English, weak; akin to Middle Low German lucht left; from the left hand's being the weaker in most individuals

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leave [entry 1, verb] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English leven, from Old English lǣfan; akin to Old High German verleiben to leave, Old English belīfan to be left ... (24 of 36 etymology words)

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leave [entry 2, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English leve, from Old English lēaf; akin to Middle High German loube permission, Old English alȳfan to allow

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leave [entry 3, verb] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English leven, from leef leaf

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Encarta Dictionary:

left [entry 1] | lefts [plural]

First use: 13th century

Origin: Old English lyft- "weak" from W Germanic

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leave | leaves [plural] | leafed [past tense] | leafing [present participle] | leafs [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Old English lēaf from Germanic

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leave [entry 1] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Old English lǣfan from Indo-European, "to stick"

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leave [entry 2]

Origin: Old English lēaf "pleasure, approval" from Indo-European, "desire"

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Audio references

Wiktionary:

left | lefts [plural]

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "left"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "left"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/left

leave | leaves [plural] | left [past tense] | leaved [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "leave"

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Collins Dictionary:

left | leave

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "left"

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leave

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "leave"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

left [noun] | lefts [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "left"

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left

Audio: North American pronunciation of "left"

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left [adverb]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "left"

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left

Audio: North American pronunciation of "left"

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leave [verb] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "leave"

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leave [uncountable, noun]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "leave"

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

left [noun] | lefts [plural]

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left

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left [adverb]

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left

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leave | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle] | leaves [3rd-person singular present]

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leave [uncountable, noun]

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Cambridge Dictionary:

left [entry 2, singular]

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left [entry 3]

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leave [entry 3] | left [past tense]

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the Free Dictionary:

left

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leave

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Google Dictionary:

left | lefts [plural]

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leave | leaves [plural] | leaved [past tense] | left [past tense] | leaving [present participle]

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

left

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left

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leave

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YourDictionary Audio:

left

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leave

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freedictionary.org:

Left

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leave

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