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abandon to leave (someone or something) with no intention of returning or taking up possession again. [1/6 definitions]
abandon ship to leave a ship that is in danger of sinking. [1/2 definitions]
abscond to leave suddenly and secretly, esp. to avoid observation or capture.
at ease in the military, a standing position in which soldiers may relax but not leave formation or talk. [1/2 definitions]
attrition the gradual decrease in the membership of a group as a result of not replacing those who leave. [1/3 definitions]
AWOL abbreviation of "absent without leave," absent without permission from assigned military duty, but not necessarily with the intention of deserting.
bequeath to leave or dispose of (property) by a will. [1/2 definitions]
bow out to remove oneself from an activity or the like; leave, withdraw, or resign.
bug off (informal) to stop bothering someone and leave.
bug out (informal) to leave, quit, or flee; desert.
bundle to make (someone) leave quickly or without the usual formalities (usu. fol. by off, out, or the like). [1/6 definitions]
cameo a method of carving a gemstone so as to leave a slightly raised image of one color and a background of another. [2/3 definitions]
congé official permission to leave. [1/4 definitions]
customhouse a government office or building, usu. at a seaport, where customs on imports are collected and ships are cleared to enter or leave port.
decamp to pack up gear and leave a camp. [1/2 definitions]
depart to leave; go away. [1/4 definitions]
desert2 to leave or fail to help in a time of need. [1/3 definitions]
distance to leave behind at a great distance; outrun; surpass. [1/7 definitions]
drypoint an engraving technique, used esp. on copper, in which furrows are incised with a hard steel needle so as to leave a burr at the sides for a softer outline. [1/2 definitions]
eject to compel to leave one's place, position, or property; dismiss or evict. [1/3 definitions]
elide to leave out or slur, as a syllable or letter, in pronunciation. [1/2 definitions]