• Noun: the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; example: "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
• Noun: permission to do something; example: "she was granted leave to speak"
• Noun: the act of departing politely; examples: "he disliked long farewells", "he took his leave", "parting is such sweet sorrow"
• Verb: go away from a place; examples: "At what time does your train leave?", "She didn't leave until midnight", "The ship leaves at midnight"
• Verb: go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; examples: "She left a mess when she moved out", "His good luck finally left him", "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage", "she wept thinking she had been left behind"
• Verb: act or be so as to become in a specified state; examples: "The inflation left them penniless", "The president's remarks left us speechless"
• Verb: leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; examples: "leave it as is", "leave the young fawn alone", "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
• Verb: move out of or depart from; examples: "leave the room", "the fugitive has left the country"
• Verb: make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; examples: "This leaves no room for improvement", "The evidence allows only one conclusion", "allow for mistakes", "leave lots of time for the trip", "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
• Verb: have as a result or residue; examples: "The water left a mark on the silk dress", "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
• Verb: remove oneself from an association with or participation in; examples: "She wants to leave", "The teenager left home", "She left her position with the Red Cross", "He left the Senate after two terms", "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
• Verb: put into the care or protection of someone; examples: "He left the decision to his deputy", "leave your child the nurse's care"
• Verb: leave or give by will after one's death; examples: "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry", "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
• Verb: have left or have as a remainder; examples: "That left the four of us", "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
• Verb: be survived by after one's death; examples: "He left six children", "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
• Verb: tell or deposit (information) knowledge; examples: "give a secret to the Russians", "leave your name and address here"
• Verb: leave behind unintentionally; examples: "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant", "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
You don't even have to leave your house: you do your work from your house; you can order anything you want from your house; you don't have to leave your chair. Everything's been designed so that you never leave your computer chair.
Vulgar and common persons, as they carry nothing out of this world, so they leave nothing in it: they receive no eminency in their birth, they acquire none in their life, they have none when they die, they leave none at their death.
Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn't leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done.
To see him there lifeless and breathless was very emotional for me. But I held myself together because I knew he's very much alive in his spirit, and that was just a shell. But I kissed him on his forehead, and I hugged him, and I touched him and I said, 'Michael, I'll never leave you. You'll never leave me.'