leave behind

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Synonyms for leave behind

depart and not take along

be survived by after one's death

leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking

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No one whom I shall leave behind me will venture to mock, -- no prince even who shall say, `I required it.
We shall all be better in a new country, though there's some I shall be loath to leave behind.
I think Daddy Jacques did wrong to leave behind him the weapon with which the crime was committed and, as he occupied the attic immediately above Mademoiselle Stangerson's room, the builder's job ordered by the examining magistrate will give us the key of the enigma and it will not be long before we learn by what natural trap, or by what secret door, the old fellow was able to slip in and out, and return immediately to the laboratory to Monsieur Stangerson, without his absence being noticed.
Micro firms often wind up for reasons as simple as retirement or the opportunity to work in another company as an employee, so have little impact on other firms and leave behind little or no debt.
Melbourne, October 15 ( ANI ): Snails are among the bizarre items that travellers leave behind in their hotel rooms.