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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 ?
Well, this leave of absence and that letter mean that you must follow me, Athos.
Since when, I wonder, in the Musketeers, did they grant men leave of absence without their asking for it?
Tenderly they gathered them, with the night-dew fresh upon their leaves, and as they wove chanted sweet spells, and whispered fairy blessings on the bright messengers whom they sent forth to die in a dreary land, that their gentle kindred might bloom unharmed.
The morning sun looked softly down upon the broad green earth, which like a mighty altar was sending up clouds of perfume from its breast, while flowers danced gayly in the summer wind, and birds sang their morning hymn among the cool green leaves.
Their bed of withered oak leaves was strewn upon the small level space, at the foot of a rock, situated near the summit of one of the gentle swells by which the face of the country is there diversified.
In the cities and wherever men dwell," replied the other, "they bury their dead in the earth; they hide them from the sight of the living; but here, where no step may pass perhaps for a hundred years, wherefore should I not rest beneath the open sky, covered only by the oak leaves when the autumn winds shall strew them?
What, sneak off and leave five or six million others who haven't had the tip, to see all the fun?
An hour was arranged for the meeting on the next day; the correspondence was left under the care of Agnes; and the courier's wife took her leave.
If your governess leaves you, keep the place open for me.
I have no home, ma'am, but with you,' she replied; 'and if I leave you I'll never go into place again as long as I live.
I then wrote three letters of adieu: the first to Esther Hargrave, in which I told her that I found it impossible to stay any longer at Grassdale, or to leave my son under his father's protection; and, as it was of the last importance that our future abode should be unknown to him and his acquaintance, I should disclose it to no one but my brother, through the medium of whom I hoped still to correspond with my friends.
This seems to have soured the old boy on the nephew, for in the first of his wills that I've seen--you remember I told you I had seen three--he leaves the niece the pile and the nephew only gets twenty pounds.
Franklin had taken his resolution-- the one resolution which a man of any spirit COULD take--to leave the house.
And he asked if Sergeant Cuff would consent-- in that case--to accept his fee, and to leave the matter of the Diamond where the matter stood now.
One day after the May family had left the country, some boys, playing in the woods along May Creek, found concealed under a mass of dead leaves, but partly exposed by the rooting of hogs, a spade, nearly new and bright, except for a spot on one edge, which was rusted and stained with blood.