Übersetzung von “leave” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbleave /liv/ ( pt pp left )
transitive-intransitive to go away from a place
partir , quitter

I'm leaving in ten minutes.
Je pars dans dix minutes.

He left last night for Spain.
Il est parti la nuit dernière pour l'Espagne.
leave home
to leave your home permanently
quitter la maison

She left home at 16.
Elle a quitté la maison à 16 ans.
transitive-intransitive to stop working at a place or going to school permanently
quitter , arrêter

He left the company last month.
Il a quitté l'entreprise le mois dernier.

She's leaving after 15 years.
Elle arrête après 15 années.
leave school
Brit to stop going to school permanently
arrêter l'école

She left school at 16.
Elle a arrêté l'école à 16 ans.
transitive to forget to bring sth with you
laisser , oublier

I left my credit card at the store.
J'ai laissé/oublié ma carte de crédit au magasin.
transitive to put sth in a place and go away from it

Leave the package on the front porch.
Laissez le colis sous le porche.
transitive to cause a particular condition or emotion to remain after going away

Don't leave the light on.
Ne laissez pas la lumière allumée.

He left the business a complete mess.
Il a laissé l'entreprise dans une pagaille totale.

The storm left thousands of people homeless.
La tempête a laissé des milliers de personnes sans foyer.

I was left with the feeling that he was mad at me.
Il m'a laissé la sensation qu'il était fou de moi.

The experience left me worrying about my health.
L'expérience m'a laissé inquiet pour ma santé.
restant/-ante , qui reste

There was no food left.
Il ne reste pas de nourriture.

We looked at what was left of our house.
Nous avons regardé ce qui restait de notre maison.
left over
remaining after everything else has been used
restant/-ante , qui reste

There was only a little cake left over.
Il ne restait qu'un petit gâteau.
transitive to not do sth, in order to do it later or so that sb else does it

I left that to do last.
J'ai laissé cela pour le faire en dernier.
leave sth to sb
laisser qqch à qqn

Leave it to me to figure that out.
Laisse-moi résoudre ça.
transitive to end a relationship in which you live with sb

She left him for another man.
Elle l'a quitté pour un autre homme.
transitive to indicate who will get your money or property when you die
laisser , léguer

She left everything to her sons.
Elle a tout laissé/légué à ses fils.
leave something/much/a lot to be desired
indicates sth is not very good
(beaucoup) laisser à désirer

His acting left a lot to be desired.
Son jeu laissait beaucoup à désirer.

leave alone

verb phrasalleave alone [ ˈliv əˈloʊn ]
to not annoy or touch
laisser tranquille

Leave the cat alone.
Laisse le chat tranquille.

I want to be left alone.
Je veux qu'on me laisse tranquille.

leave behind

verb phrasalleave behind [ ˈliv bɪˈhaɪnd ]
to not bring or forget to bring sth
laisser , oublier

He must have left his coat behind.
Il doit avoir oublié son manteau.

leave out

verb phrasalleave out [ ˈliv ˈaʊt ]
to not include
exclure , oublier

You left out the most important word.
Vous avez oublié le mot le plus important.

I felt left out and alone.
Je me sentais exclu et seul.


noun uncountableleave /liv/
time when you are allowed to be away from work
congé masculine , permission feminine

the policy for sick leave
la politique de congé maladie

soldiers on leave
des soldats en permission

(Übersetzung von “leave” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /liːv/ (past tense, past participle left /left/)

to go away or depart from, often without intending to return

quitter, partir
He left the room for a moment
They left at about six o’clock
I have left that job.

to go without taking

She left her gloves in the car
He left his children behind when he went to France.

to allow to remain in a particular state or condition

She left the job half-finished.

to let (a person or a thing) do something without being helped or attended to

I’ll leave the meat to cook for a while.

to allow to remain for someone to do, make etc

Leave that job to the experts!

to make a gift of in one’s will

She left all her property to her son.
leave alone

not to disturb, upset or tease

laisser tranquille
Why can’t you leave your little brother alone?
leave out

not to include or put in

You’ve left out a word in that sentence.
left over

not used; extra

de trop, de reste
When everyone took a partner for the dance, there was one person left over
We shared out the left-over food.


noun /liːv/

permission to do something, eg to be absent

May I have your leave to go?

(especially of soldiers, sailors etc) a holiday

He is home on leave at the moment.
take one’s leave (of)

to say goodbye (to)

prendre congé (de)
I took my leave (of the others) and went out.

(Übersetzung von “leave” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)