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

3 senses of leave behind

Sense 1
leave behind -- (depart and not take along; "He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe")

Sense 2
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 3
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")

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