Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun leave

3 senses of leave

Sense 1
leave, leave of absence -- (the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother")
       => time off -- (a time period when you are not required to work; "he requested time off to attend his grandmother's funeral")

Sense 2
leave -- (permission to do something; "she was granted leave to speak")
       => permission -- (approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave")

Sense 3
farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting -- (the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow")
       => departure, going, going away, leaving -- (the act of departing)

Antonyms of verb leave

1 of 14 senses of leave

Sense 1
leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")
       Antonym of arrive (Sense 1)
      => arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb leave

14 senses of leave

Sense 1
leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 2
leave -- (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")

Sense 3
leave -- (act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless")
       => make, get -- (give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear")

Sense 4
leave, leave alone, leave behind -- (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")
       => refrain, forbear -- (resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping")

Sense 5
exit, go out, get out, leave -- (move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 6
leave, allow for, allow, provide -- (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")
       => yield, give, afford -- (be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information")

Sense 7
leave, result, lead -- (have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin")
       => produce, bring about, give rise -- (cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system")

Sense 8
leave, depart, pull up stakes -- (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")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 9
entrust, leave -- (put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care")
       => pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

Sense 10
bequeath, will, leave -- (leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate")
       => give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

Sense 11
leave -- (have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11")
       => have -- (have left; "I have two years left"; "I don't have any money left"; "They have two more years before they retire")

Sense 12
leave, leave behind -- (be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats")

Sense 13
impart, leave, give, pass on -- (transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students")
       => tell -- (let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late")

Sense 14
forget, leave -- (leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors")
       => lose -- (miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!")

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