leave translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "leave" - English-Spanish dictionary

leave

verb /liːv/ ( past tense, past participle left /left/)
to go away or depart from, often without intending to return irse, marcharse He left the room for a moment They left at about six o’clock I have left that job.
to go without taking dejar, abandonar 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 dejar She left the job half-finished.
to let (a person or a thing) do something without being helped or attended to dejar I’ll leave the meat to cook for a while.
to allow to remain for someone to do, make etc dejar Leave that job to the experts!
to make a gift of in one’s will dejar She left all her property to her son.
leave alone
not to disturb, upset or tease dejar a alguien en paz Why can’t you leave your little brother alone?
leave out phrasal verb
not to include or put in omitir, excluir You’ve left out a word in that sentence.
left over
not used; extra de más, de sobra When everyone took a partner for the dance, there was one person left over We shared out the left-over food.
(Definition of leave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

nutty

containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More