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English definition of “leave”

leave

verb [T] (NOT TAKE)    /liːv/ (left, left)
A2 to not take something or someone with you when you go, either intentionally or by accident : Hey , you've left your keys on the table . Can I leave a message for Sue ? Why don't you leave the kids with me on Friday ?Departing Grammar:Forget or leave?We sometimes use forget when we don’t remember to bring something with us:
(Definition of leave verb (NOT TAKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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