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leaf

Synonyms of leaf in English:

noun

  • 1 sycamore leaves
    leaflet, frond, blade, needle;
    Botany  cotyledon, blade, bract
  • 2 a leaf in a book
  • verb

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  • 1 he leafed through the documents
    flip through, thumb through, flick through, skim through/over, browse through, glance through/over, riffle through, rifle through;
    scan, run one's eye over, peruse
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    foliar relating to leaves

    Phrases

    turn over a new leaf
    how many released prisoners actually turn over a new leaf?
    reform, improve, mend one's ways, make a fresh start, change for the better
    informal go straight
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