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Synonyms for leave

Synonyms for leave

to give (property) to another person after one's death

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

to relinquish one's engagement in or occupation with

leave off: to come to a cessation

leave off: to cease trying to accomplish or continue

leave off: to desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

the approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

a regularly scheduled period spent away from work or duty, often in recreation

Synonyms for leave

the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty

permission to do something

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the act of departing politely

go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

act or be so as to become in a specified state

leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking

make a possibility or provide opportunity for

have as a result or residue

remove oneself from an association with or participation in

put into the care or protection of someone

leave or give by will after one's death

have left or have as a remainder

be survived by after one's death

transmit (knowledge or skills)

leave behind unintentionally


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References in classic literature ?
Flowering vines folded their soft leaves around the trees, making green pillars of their rough trunks.
Soon through the long aisles came Violet, flowers and green leaves rustling as she passed.
As she busied herself in arranging seats of mouldering wood, covered with leaves, for Reuben and her son, her voice danced through the gloomy forest in the measure of a song that she had learned in youth.
She waited a reasonable time to hear her son's light step bounding over the rustling leaves to tell of his success.
The sun was now beneath the horizon, and the light that came down among the leaves was sufficiently dim to create many illusions in her expecting fancy.
At that moment the withered topmost bough of the oak loosened itself in the stilly air, and fell in soft, light fragments upon the rock, upon the leaves, upon Reuben, upon his wife and child, and upon Roger Malvin's bones.
If anyone wishes to stop us, I will show Monsieur de Treville's letter, and you will show your leaves of absence.
Further to the amendment, Article (88) defines all types of leave granted to officers under this Law, including annual leave, sick leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, bereavement leave, Haj leave, emergency leave, study leave, leave without pay and administrative leave.
we let people know about the release of our new Family Leave Laws
In July 2002, a new contract between the Health Associations Board and the Newfoundland and Laborador Nurses increased the maternity leave from 33 weeks to 52 weeks.
The FMLA entitles eligible employees to a minimum of 12 weeks unpaid leave during any 12-month period because of their own serious health condition; to care for certain family members who have a serious health condition; or because of the birth of a child (and for the care of the child), or the placement of a child for adoption or foster care.
Complicating that issue, employers aren't allowed to inquire into the medical history of an employee or employee's family member when evaluating whether a condition qualifies for FMLA leave.
James church, to resign after the priest called for a vestry meeting to vote on a draft petition to leave the diocese of British Columbia and the Anglican Church of Canada because of "the decision to allow the blessing of same-sex unions and our inability to remain in formal fellowship with those who allow such 'blessings.