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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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Lammi-Taskula (2007) mentions in her discussion of fathers taking leave in Finland that employers may not directly stand in the way of fathers taking leave; fathers themselves may interpret their job situation as not permitting them to take time off.
While one Swedish government study indicated that larger workplaces were more likely to be supportive of fathers' taking leave (SOU, 2005), the study by Bygren and Duvander (2006) of couples in Stockholm found that fathers were more likely to take leave in smaller workplaces.
Swedish fathers in the public sector usually receive higher wage compensation for taking leave than fathers in the private sector (e.
Some researchers have assumed that women's domination of service jobs is the reason why service companies are supportive of fathers' taking leave, while others have speculated that service occupations are characterized by less traditional, more employee-drive work design that includes an element of flexibility in combining work and family roles (Burud & Tumolo, 2004).
3) Employees taking leave under this paragraph may take the leave intermittently |select if desired: upon production of a health care provider's certification that the intermittent leave is necessary for or will assist the care of the family member and that provides the dates and duration any treatment and leave is expected~.
Child or Family Care--Employees taking leave upon the birth, adoption, or placement of a foster child under paragraph 3a, above, or for the care of a son, daughter, spouse, or parent under paragraph 3b, above, |select one: must use accrued; may elect to use accrued~ vacation, personal, or family leave (if applicable) prior to taking unpaid leave.
Percent distribution Reason for taking leave 1995 2000 Own health * 61.
Although overall leave taking did not increase from 1995 to 2000, taking leave covered by the FMLA did.
A large majority of leave takers said that taking leave had positive effects on their ability to care for family members (78.
The most commonly cited reason for this group's not taking leave was financial, with 77 percent saying that they did not take leave because they could not afford it, a significant increase from 1995, when about two-thirds of those needing, but not taking, leave (65.
We met via mutual friends who had heard we were both taking leaves of absence from our jobs to devote ourselves to electing Obama, with special emphasis on Jewish outreach," Wallach explained.
The airline went on to reveal that both its commercial director Martin George and Iain Burns, head of communications, were taking leaves of absence during the investigation.
Holidays are more numerous, vacations are longer, and people are taking leaves of absence, retiring earlier and living longer.
I suspect that most workers now taking leaves are either virtually indispensable or work for one of those few corporations in which workers and management have negotiated genuinely cooperative agreements on such issues.
The firm has a tradition of lawyers taking leaves of absence from the firm to fill important government positions.