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leave /liːv/ verb (past tense and past participle left /left/)
leave noun

Irregular Forms: (pl) leaves(left)

واگذاری، اجازه مرخصی، (n.vt.&vi.) اجازه، اذن، مرخصی، رخصت، باقی گذاردن، رها کردن، ول کردن، گذاشتن، دست کشیدن از، رهسپار شدن، عازم شدن، ترک کردن، (leaf)
(vi.) برگ دادن، قانون فقه: به ارث گذاشتن اجازه مرخصی، ورزش: میله های جامانده، علوم نظامی: رها کردن ترک کردن

: leave (ofabsence)


: leave 1

علوم دریایی: - cast off

: leave 2

علوم دریایی: مرخصی
ارسال ایمیل
- depart, decamp, disappear, exit, go away, make tracks, move, pull out, quit, retire, slope off, withdraw
- forget, leave behind, mislay
- cause, deposit, generate, produce, result in
- give up, abandon, drop, relinquish, renounce, surrender
- entrust, allot, assign, cede, commit, consign, give over, refer
- bequeath, hand down, will
- permission, allowance, authorization, concession, consent, dispensation, freedom, liberty, sanction
- holiday, furlough, leave of absence, sabbatical, time off, vacation
- parting, adieu, departure, farewell, goodbye, leave-taking, retirement, withdrawal
Contrasted words: refusal, rejection, forbiddance, interdiction, prohibition
Related Words: commit, confide, consign, entrust, allot, apportion, assign, assent
English Thesaurus: break, smash, snap, split, fracture, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. leave1 S1 W1 /liːv/ verb (past tense and past participle left /left/)
[Language: Old English; Origin: læfan]

1. GO AWAY [intransitive and transitive] to go away from a place or a person:
My baby gets upset when I leave the room.
Before leaving the train, make sure you have all your belongings with you.
Leave the motorway at Junction 7.
leave at
The plane leaves at 12.30.
leave for
I tried calling him, but he’d already left for work.
leave (something/somebody) soon/now/later etc
If he left immediately, he’d catch the 7.30 train.
leave (something/somebody) to do something
Frances left work early to meet her mother.
leave somebody doing something
Never leave children playing near water unattended.
leave somebody to something
I’ll leave you to it (=go away and let you continue with what you are doing).
My youngest boy has not left my side (=has stayed near me) since his daddy was killed.
leave somebody in peace (=go away from someone so that they can think, work etc alone)
Just a few more questions, then we’ll leave you in peace.

2. STOP [intransitive and transitive] if you leave your job, home, school etc, you permanently stop doing that job, living at home etc:
Over the past two years, 20 staffers have left.
leave home/school/college etc
How old were you when you left home (=your parents’ home)?
My daughter got a job after she left school.
The lawsuit will be postponed until the president leaves office.
leave a job/country/Spain etc
Many missionaries were forced to leave the country.
It seems that Tony has left the band for good (=permanently).
leave (somebody/something) to do something
Laura left her native England to live in France.

3. leave somebody/something alone
a) to stop annoying or upsetting someone:
Oh, just leave me alone, will you?
Leave the boy alone, he can make up his own mind.
b) to go away from someone so that they are on their own:
Six-year-old Gemma had been left alone in the house.
c) to stop touching something:
Leave that alone. You’ll break it.
d) (also leave well (enough) alone) to stop being involved in or trying to change a situation:
Why can’t they just leave well alone and let us concentrate on teaching?

4. LET SOMETHING/SOMEBODY STAY [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to make or allow something or someone to stay in a place when you go away
leave something/somebody in/with/behind etc
Are you leaving the kids with Grandma on Saturday?
As soon as I’d shut the door, I realized I’d left the keys inside.
Did anybody leave a jacket behind last night?
She left her son in the care of a friend.
leave somebody to do something
He left Ruth to find her own way home.
Students were left to their own devices (=left alone and allowed to do whatever they wanted) for long periods.
leave somebody for dead
The girl had been attacked and left for dead.

5. NOT CHANGE/MOVE SOMETHING [transitive] to let something remain in a particular state, position, or condition
leave something on/off/out etc
You’ve left your lights on.
She must have left the phone off the hook.
leave something open/empty/untidy etc
I wish you’d stop leaving the door open.
The trial left many questions unanswered.
leave a space/gap etc
Leave the next two lines blank for the tutor’s comments.
Drivers should always leave room for cyclists.
leave something doing something
I’ll just leave the engine running while I go in.
Don’t leave tools lying about.
leave something to do something
Leave the pots to soak overnight.

6. RESULT OF ACCIDENT/ILLNESS/EVENT [transitive] if an event, accident, illness etc leaves you in a particular condition, you are in that condition because of it:
An explosion at a chemical plant has left one worker dead and four injured.
leave somebody with something
Although the infection cleared up, he was left with a persistent cough.
leave somebody doing something
The incident left her feeling confused and hurt.
The announcement has left shareholders nursing huge losses.

7. be left (also have something left) if something is left, it remains after everything else has gone, been taken away, or used:
I’ve only got a few dollars left.
There were a couple of seats left at the back.
We don’t have much time left.
He pointed to what was left of the house (=used when very little is left).
All that was left was a pile of bones.
be left over
After we’ve paid the bills, there’s never much left over.
They ate some bread rolls left over from the night before.

8. LETTER/MESSAGE/THING [transitive] to deliver a message, note, package etc for someone or put it somewhere so that they will get it later:
She left a message on his answerphone.
leave somebody something
Can you leave me some money for the bus?
leave something with somebody
Ian left this note with me.
leave something for somebody
A guy left these flowers for you.

9. DELAY [transitive] to not do something or to do it later than you intended:
Leave the dishes. I’ll do them later.
So much had been left undone.
leave something until the last minute/until last
If you leave your preparation until the last minute, you’ll reduce your chances of passing.
I left the best bit until last.
I want to think about it. Can I leave it for now?
I’m afraid you’ve left it too late to change your ticket.
leave it at that (=used to say that you will not do any more of something, because you have done enough)
Let’s leave it at that for today.

10. LET SOMEBODY DECIDE/BE RESPONSIBLE [transitive] to let someone else decide something or be responsible for something
leave something to somebody
Leave it to me. I’ll make sure it gets posted.
The choice of specialist subject is left entirely to the students.
leave it (up) to somebody to do something
I’ll leave it up to you to decide.
She leaves it to the reader to draw their own conclusions.
leave doing something to somebody
Is it okay if I leave writing the results to you?
leave something with somebody
Leave it with me, I’ll fix it for you.
He’s not the sort to leave things to chance (=take no action and just wait to see what happens).
leave somebody with no choice/option (=force someone to take a particular action)
You leave me with no choice but to fire you.
leave somebody to do something British English:
Clive moved to London, leaving Edward to run the Manchester office.

11. HUSBAND/WIFE ETC [intransitive and transitive] to stop living with or having a relationship with your husband, partner etc:
Martha was always threatening to leave, but I never believed her.
leave somebody for somebody
Mr Rushworth left his partner of 10 years for a younger woman.

12. WHEN YOU DIE [transitive]
a) to arrange for someone to receive your money, property etc after you die Synonym : bequeath:
Aunt Alice died, leaving almost $5 million.
leave somebody something
Hugo left me his mother’s ring.
In his will, he had left all his children a small sum of money.
leave something to somebody/something
Have you thought of leaving a gift to charity after you die?
b) leave a wife/children etc used when someone dies before their wife, children etc:
PC Davis leaves a wife and three small children.

13. MARK [transitive] to make a mark that remains afterwards
leave a mark/stain/scar etc
The wine had left a permanent mark on the tablecloth.
He staggered to the door, leaving a trail of blood.
Make sure that you don’t leave any footprints.

14. NOT EAT/DRINK [transitive] if you leave food or drink that you have been given, you do not eat or drink it:
‘I’m really hungry now.’ ‘That’s because you left half your lunch.’
He rose from the table, leaving his brandy untouched.

15. leave somebody/something standing (also leave somebody/something in the dust American English) informal to be much better, quicker, more successful etc than someone or something else:
In terms of fitness, he discovered that Kate left him standing.

16. leave a lot/something/much to be desired to be very unsatisfactory:
Inspectors say health and safety procedures at the factory leave a lot to be desired.

17. MATHEMATICS [transitive] in a sum, to have a particular amount remaining:
Three from seven leaves four.

18. leave something aside/to one side to not think about or consider one part of something for a time, so that you can consider another part of it:
Leaving aside for a moment the question of expense, what would your view be of the suggested changes?

19. leave somebody/something be old-fashioned to not upset, speak to, or annoy someone or to not touch something

20. leave go/hold of something British English spoken informal to stop holding something

21. leave it to somebody (to do something) American English spoken informal used to say that no one should be surprised that someone does something, because it is typical or expected of them:
Leave it to you to have the whole day planned out!

22. Elvis/somebody/something has left the building especially American English informal used humorously to emphasize that something is definitely over or that someone has gone and will not return
somebody can take it or leave it at take1(21), ⇒ be left holding the baby/bag at hold1(26)

3. leave it out! British English spoken used to tell someone to stop lying, pretending, or being annoying

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. leave2 S3 W2 noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: læf]

1. HOLIDAY [uncountable] time that you are allowed to spend away from your work, especially in the armed forces:
I’ve applied for three days’ leave.
on leave
navy officers home on leave
Your basic annual leave is 20 days.

2. maternity/sick/compassionate leave time that you are allowed to spend away from work because you have had a baby, because you are ill, or because of a personal problem such as the death of a relative

3. leave of absence a period of time that you are allowed to spend away from work for a particular purpose:
She’s been given leave of absence to attend a computer course.

4. PERMISSION [uncountable] formal permission to do something:
All this was done entirely without my leave.
leave to do something
a petition for leave to appeal to the European court
grant/obtain/ask/seek etc leave (to do something)
He asked leave to speak to her in private.

5. without so much as a by your leave old-fashioned without asking permission, in a way that seems very rude:
He marched into my office without so much as a by your leave.

6. take leave of your senses to suddenly start behaving in a strange way:
You want to marry him? Have you taken leave of your senses?

7. take leave of somebody/take your leave formal to say goodbye to someone

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. period of time when you do not go to work
ADJ. annual | paid, unpaid | extended, indefinite, weekend | compassionate, maternity, parental, paternity, sabbatical, sick, study | home, shore
VERB + LEAVE be entitled to, get, have How much annual leave do you get? I've still got some leave left this year.
go on, spend, take, use (up) She spent most of her leave with her family. I've still got some leave to use up.
save I'm saving all my leave to have a long holiday later in the year.
cancel When the war broke out all leave was cancelled.
give sb, grant sb | be due for, be owed | apply for
LEAVE + NOUN entitlement
PREP. on ~ She's on leave until the end of the month.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. official permission to do sth
ADJ. special
VERB + LEAVE ask, request He asked leave to absent himself for four days.
give sb, grant sb | obtain | refuse sb
PREP. by sb's ~ The appeal can only be brought by leave of the trial judge.
with/without sb's ~ No application may be made without the leave of the court.
PHRASES absent without leave, leave of absence, without (so much as) a by your leave (= without asking permission)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

VERB + LEAVE decide to | intend to, plan to, want to | be ready to We were all packed and ready to leave.
be about to, be going to Did you want something? I was just about to leave.
threaten to My secretary has threatened to leave.
attempt to, try to They were caught trying to leave the country.
refuse to | be compelled to, be forced to, be obliged to | ask sb to, order sb to They were being extremely rowdy and the manager had to ask them leave.
allow sb to, let sb I wanted to leave but they wouldn't let me.
enable sb to
PREP. for They left for Scotland this morning.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Every woman is entitled to a maternity leave.
GOOD: Every woman is entitled to maternity leave.

Usage Note:
leave (= a number of days, weeks or months when someone does not have to do their usual job) is usually an uncountable noun: 'Government officers get six weeks' annual leave.' 'First she was on sick leave, then she took study leave, and now she's applied for maternity leave!'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

BAD: I leave from Bilbao on 12th June.
GOOD: I leave Bilbao on 12th June.
BAD: I left from the shop without buying anything.
GOOD: I left the shop without buying anything.

Usage Note:
leave somewhere (usually WITHOUT from ): 'If I leave the office at six, I'm home by ten to seven.'
Use leave from only when you want to refer to the place where a journey, trip, excursion etc begins: 'The coach will be leaving from in front of the hotel at six o'clock sharp.'

BAD: Ken's aunt left to New York on 17th April.
GOOD: Ken's aunt left for New York on 17th April.

Usage Note:
leave (somewhere) for somewhere else (NOT to ): 'She'll be leaving for London on the nine o'clock train.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: shore leave , take it or leave it , take leave of , take one's leave

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

absent without leave annual leave at side/stay by side/not leave side be on leave beg leave beg leave to do by your leave cancel leave casual leave compassionate leave emergency leave entitled to leave french leave give exceptional leave to do go off/walk off/leave in a huff go on leave have taken leave of senses have taken leave of your senses home leave indefinite leave keep/leave your options open lay/leave yourself open to a charge of leave a bad taste in mouth leave a bad taste in one's mouth leave a bad taste in your mouth leave a fortune leave a lot to be desired leave a lot//much to be desired leave a margin leave a mark/stain/scar leave a message leave a topic leave a will leave alone leave an impression on leave area leave aside/to one side leave be leave behind leave cold leave dead leave deaf leave education leave entitlement leave feet first leave flat leave for dead leave for else leave go/hold of leave hanging in the air leave high and dry leave him to him self leave hold leave hold of leave holding the bag leave home leave in hands leave in peace leave in the cold leave in the dark leave in the dust leave in the lurch leave it at that leave it out leave it over leave it to leave it to beaver leave its mark leave its mark on leave mark leave mark on leave me alone leave no stone unturned leave no/little doubt leave of absence leave off leave off doing leave one to one's fate leave one's mark on leave oneself wide open for leave open the possibility of leave open the possibility of doing leave open/empty/untidy leave out leave out in the cold leave school leave someone free to leave someone in the lurch leave standing leave stop leave taking leave the anchorage leave the door open leave the field clear for leave the heating on leave the jetty leave the nest leave to be desired leave to chance leave to imagination leave to it leave to mercies leave to own devices leave to stew leave to tender mercies leave to their own devices leave to twist in the wind leave to your own devices leave unsaid leave well alone leave well enough alone leave with no choice/option leave with pay leave word leave word in the house leave word with leave year leave you cold leave you high and dry leave you to own devices leave you to your own devices leave your mark on leave/abandon to their fate leave/come out of hospital leave/fly the nest leave/make its mark on leave/put aside leave/put in order leave/take the phone off the hook make/leave your mark as make/leave your mark on/in maternity leave maternity/sick/compassionate leave paid holiday/leave paid leave parental leave paternity leave pick up marbles and leave pick up your marbles and leave proceed on leave put/leave on the back burner sabbatical leave shore leave sick leave somebody can take it or leave it special leave stop the leave study leave take french leave take leave of take leave of anyone take leave of one's senses take leave of senses take leave of your senses take leave of/take your leave take one's leave of take one's leave of ticket of leave unpaid leave without so much as a by your leave

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of English Phrases

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