permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak"
the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind"
go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"