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Spell Check of leave

Correct spelling: leave

Definition of leave:

  1. leave or give by will after one's death; " My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; " My grandfather left me his entire estate"
  2. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; " 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"
  3. put into the care or protection of someone; " He left the decision to his deputy"; " leave your child the nurse's care"
  4. move out of or depart from; " leave the room"; " the fugitive has left the country"
  5. the act of departing politely; " he disliked long farewells"; " he took his leave"; " parting is such sweet sorrow"
  6. leave behind unintentionally; " I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; " I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
  7. go away from a place; " At what time does your train leave?"; " She didn't leave until midnight"; " The ship leaves at midnight"
  8. tell or deposit ( information) knowledge; " give a secret to the Russians"; " leave your name and address here"
  9. have left or have as a remainder; " That left the four of us"; " 19 minus 8 leaves 11"
  10. permission to do something; " she was granted leave to speak"
  11. the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; " a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
  12. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; " leave it as is"; " leave the young fawn alone"; " leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
  13. be survived by after one's death; " He left six children"; " At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
  14. go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; " 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"
  15. result in; " The water left a mark on the silk dress"; " Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
  16. make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; " This leaves no room for improvement"; " The evidence allows only one conclusion"; " allow for mistakes"; " leave lots of time for the trip".
  17. act or be so as to become in a specified state; " The inflation left them penniless"; " The president's remarks left us speechless"

Common misspellings for leave:

  • leve (32%)
  • leav (19%)
  • leaved (6%)
  • leace (4%)
  • leavel (3%)
  • elave (3%)
  • leae (3%)
  • levae (3%)
  • leaver (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for leave:

  1. I shall have to leave you." "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  2. Leave me and go home." "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  3. " We can't leave him up there. "The Ghost Pirates" , William Hope Hodgson.