Translation of "leave" - English-Turkish dictionary

leave

verb uk us /liːv/ (past tense and past participle left /left/)
GO AWAY [ I, T ]

A1 to go away from a place or a situation, either permanently or for a temporary period

...dan/den ayrılmak/çıkmak
I'm leaving work early this afternoon.
What time does the bus leave?
They left for Paris last night.
"Does Trevor still work there?" "No, he left" (= he does not work there now).
She left school at 16.
END RELATIONSHIP [ I, T ]

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

bırakmak, terketmek, ayrılmak; ilişkiyi bitirmek
I'll never leave you.
She left him for a younger man.
NOT TAKE [ T ]

A2 to not take something with you when you go away from a place, either intentionally or by accident

bırakmak, yanına almamak
Why don't you leave your jacket in the car?
She'd left a note for him in the kitchen.
That's the second umbrella I've left on the train!
NOT USE ALL [ T ]

A2 to not use all of something

hepsini kullanmamak, bir kısmını bırakmak
They'd drunk all the wine but they'd left some food.
Are there any biscuits left?
REMAIN [ T ]

to make a permanent mark

daimi/kalıcı iz bırakmak
The operation may leave a scar.
leave sth open/on/off, etc

B2 to cause something to stay in a particular condition

(açık, kapalı vb.) bırakmak
Who left the window open?
DO LATER [ T ]

to do something later that you could do immediately

ertelemek, bırakmak
Don't leave your packing till the night before you go.
GIVE [ T ]

to arrange for someone to receive something after you die

(para, miras, mal, mülk vb.) bırakmak
His aunt left him a lot of money.
He left the house to Julia.
leave sb alone

to stop speaking to or annoying someone

yalnız bırakmak
Leave me alone! I'm trying to work.
leave sth alone

to stop touching something

dokunmamak, serbest bırakmak
Leave your hair alone!
→ See also leave someone to their own devices , leave/make your mark

(Translation of “leave verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)