Quotes containing word "leave"

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Sell also: allow, bequeath, depart, entrust, exit, forget, give, impart, lead, parting, provide, result, taking, will

Definitions and meanings of word "leave"

• 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"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "leave"

Thomas Jefferson
4 quotes about leave
American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Alex Van Halen
3 quotes about leave
American Musician
Born Friday 8 May 1953
Gilbert K. Chesterton
one quote about leave
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Baltasar Gracian
3 quotes about leave
Spanish Philosopher
Monday 8 January 1601 - Friday 6 December 1658
Alan Alda
3 quotes about leave
American Actor
Born Tuesday 28 January 1936
Lindsey Buckingham
2 quotes about leave
American Musician, Producer, Composer
Born Monday 3 October 1949
Theodore Roosevelt
3 quotes about leave
American President
Wednesday 27 October 1858 - Monday 6 January 1919
Mahmoud Abbas
one quote about leave
Palestinian Statesman
Born Tuesday 26 March 1935
Barack Obama
3 quotes about leave
American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
William Odom
3 quotes about leave
American Soldier, Director
Thursday 23 June 1932 - Friday 30 May 2008
Marco Rubio
3 quotes about leave
American Politician, Speaker
Born Friday 28 May 1971
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
3 quotes about leave
American Poet, Educator
Friday 27 February 1807 - Friday 24 March 1882

All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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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.

Deryck Whibley

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We want the Israelis to leave. They want to leave - so let us let them leave.

Mahmoud Abbas

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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.

John Pearson

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I think that souls agree to come in and do what they're going to do and then leave when they're going to leave. So there's nothing tragic when a soul leaves. I think it was already preordained.

Sally Kirkland

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I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to posterity a great institution, but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism ably practiced in our time.

Henry R. Luce

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The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty. I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave. I hope they leave in a peaceful way.

Camille Chamoun

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I'm a very private person, and when I leave the stage, I leave the stage.

Helen Reddy

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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.

Lindsey Buckingham

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You do it a day at a time. You write as well as you can, you put it in the mail, you leave it under submission, you never leave it at home.

James Lee Burke

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If the fans want me out, I'll put my hands up and leave. Like a proper man. I won't make excuses, I'll leave.

Paul Gascoigne

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When I leave here, when my final day on this earth is up, I want to leave in peace. I want to have peace in my heart.

Rodney King

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I did not want to leave the Mets and I did not want to leave New York.

Al Leiter

Words: did, want, leave, new, York
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On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.

Dan Lipinski

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Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation.

John Abizaid

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I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.

Alec Baldwin

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When you leave the planet, you leave music behind.

Alex Van Halen

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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.'

Jermaine Jackson

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Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.

C. S. Lewis

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If something happened along the route and you had to leave your children with Bob Dole or Bill Clinton, I think you would probably leave them with Bob Dole.

Bob Dole

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