leaves leaves  /ˈlivz/


  1. (n) the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
  2. (n) permission to do something
  3. (n) the act of departing politely
  4. (v) go away from a place
  5. (v) go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness
  6. (v) act or be so as to become in a specified state
  7. (v) leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
  8. (v) move out of or depart from
  9. (v) make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
  10. (v) have as a result or residue
  11. (v) remove oneself from an association with or participation in
  12. (v) put into the care or protection of someone
  13. (v) leave or give by will after one's death
  14. (v) have left or have as a remainder
  15. (v) be survived by after one's death
  16. (v) transmit (knowledge or skills)
  17. (v) leave behind unintentionally
  18. (n) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  19. (n) a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
  20. (n) hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
  21. (v) look through a book or other written material
  22. (v) turn over pages
  23. (v) produce leaves, of plants


Derived Word(s)


  1. It leaves one feeling restless and dissatisfied.
  2. Coca leaves, of course, have a long record in modern soda-pop history.
  3. In a country this big and diverse, being average still leaves you room to be different.


  1. Eddie Johnson leaves Hurricanes for junior college; Shane Larkin may be headed to NBA

    Eddie Johnson leaves Hurricanes for junior college; Shane Larkin may be headed to NBA
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Bassist Kim Deal leaves The Pixies; Billy Ray Cyrus, Tish Cyrus divorcing; Scott Foley now a series regular on ...

    Bassist Kim Deal leaves The Pixies; Miley Cyrus' parents divorcing; Jorge Garcia to guest star on 'Hawaii: Five-O' next season; Giuliana Rancic accepts Joan Rivers' dare; and more.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

  3. Solar Impulse Leaves St. Louis

    Solar plane leaves St. Louis after 10 days, continues on cross-country journey        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News


  1. "The Constitution leaves the District of Columbia a variety of tools for combating [handgun violence], including some measures regulating handguns : [b]ut the enshrinement of constitutional rights necessarily takes certain policy choices off the...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Mineral Wells Index

  2. "We are now carefully reviewing our policies in both wars, and I will soon announce a way forward in Iraq that leaves Iraq to its people and responsibly ends this war," Obama said in his address to Congress on Tuesday.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  3. "If the Senate leaves without Sen. Reid even allowing a vote on this amendment, then the Congress will bear responsibility for anything that happens in the next couple of months during their long vacation," Perino said.
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: Detroit Free Press

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