Bedeutung von “leave” im Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /liːv/ leaving, left

A1 to go away from a place:

I leave work at five o’clock.
They left for Paris last night.
She left school at 16.

A2 to not take something with you when you go away from a place:

I left my jacket in the car.
She left a letter for me in the kitchen.

A2 to not use all of something:

They drank all the wine but they left some food.

A2 to put something in a place where it will stay:

You can leave your bags at the station.

A2 to put something somewhere for another person to have later:

I left some sandwiches for them.

B1 to end a relationship with a husband, wife, or partner and stop living with them:

I’ll never leave you.
She left / him for a younger man.

to give something to someone after you die:

His aunt left him a lot of money.
He left / the house to Julia.
leave someone alone

to stop speaking to someone:

Leave me alone! I’m trying to work.
leave something open, on, off, etc.

to make something stay open, on, off, etc.:

Who left the window open?

(Definition von “leave verb” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)