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leave1 US English

Go away from

leave2 US English

Time when one has permission to be absent from work or from duty in the armed forces

leave3 US English

Put forth leaves

leave of absence in leave2 US English

Time when one has permission to be absent from work or from duty in the armed forces

keep one's options open US English

Not commit oneself

leave off in leave1 US English

Discontinue (an activity)

leave off US English

Discontinue (an activity)

way leave US English

A right of way granted by a landowner, generally in exchange for payment and typically for purposes such as the erection of telegraph wires or laying of pipes

shore leave US English

Leisure time spent ashore by a sailor

sick leave US English

Leave of absence granted because of illness

family leave US English

An excused absence from work for the purpose of dealing with family matters, especially the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a sick parent or spouse

French leave US English

An unauthorized or unannounced departure; absence without permission

leave-taking US English

An act of saying goodbye

leave school in school1 US English

Discontinue one’s education

leave school US English

Discontinue one’s education

gardening leave US English

An employee’s suspension from work on full pay for the duration of a notice period, typically to prevent them from having any further influence on the organization or from accessing confidential information

leave someone be in leave1 US English

Refrain from disturbing or interfering with someone

paternity leave US English

A period of absence from work granted to a father after or shortly before the birth of his child

maternity leave US English

A period of absence from work granted to a mother before and after the birth of her child

leave its mark in mark1 US English

Have a lasting or significant effect

leave someone/something alone in alone US English

Abandon or desert someone or something

let someone/something alone in alone US English

Stop disturbing or interfering with someone or something

by-your-leave US English

Request for permission

leave someone cold in leave1 US English

Fail to interest someone

by your leave in leave2 US English

With your permission

leave hold of US English

Cease holding

by your leave US English

With your permission

leave its mark US English

Have a lasting or significant effect

compassionate leave US English

A period of absence from work granted to someone as the result of particular personal circumstances, especially the death of a close relative

leave it at that in leave1 US English

Abstain from further comment or action

leave someone be US English

Refrain from disturbing or interfering with someone

leave someone cold US English

Fail to interest someone

leave it at that US English

Abstain from further comment or action

take one's leave US English

Say goodbye

leave someone/something standing in standing US English

Be much better or make much faster progress than someone or something else

ticket of leave US English

A document granting certain concessions, especially leave, to a prisoner or convict who had served part of their time

ajar1 US English

(Of a door or other opening) slightly open

be left in leave1 US English

Remain to be used or dealt with

beg US English

Ask formally for (permission to do something)

high and dry in high US English

Out of the water, especially the sea as it retreats

leave something off US English

Omit to put on

leave the door open in door US English

Ensure that there is still an opportunity for something

leave the door open US English

Ensure that there is still an opportunity for something

take it or leave it in take US English

Said to express that the offer one has made is not negotiable and that one is indifferent to another’s reaction to it

take it or leave it US English

Said to express that the offer one has made is not negotiable and that one is indifferent to another’s reaction to it


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