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leave2

leave2

pronunciation:
liv
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: permission.
They gave her leave to investigate.
synonyms:
license, permission
similar words:
allowance, approval, authorization, consent, indulgence, liberty, sanction
definition 2: a permitted period of vacation or absence, as from work or the military.
The soldier was given two weeks' leave.I am on leave until next week.
similar words:
absence, congé, furlough, holiday, R and R, respite, sabbatical, sabbatical leave, vacation
definition 3: the act of leaving; farewell; departure (often prec. by take).
He took leave of us abruptly.
synonyms:
departure, farewell, parting
similar words:
adieu, congé, egress, exit, going, leave-taking, withdrawal
Word Builder: kinds of leave
  • family medical leave:
    time away from work to take care of someone in your family who is sick.
  • parental leave:
    time away from work to take care of a new baby in your family.
  • personal leave:
    time away from work to take care of personal business.
  • sick leave:
    time away from work because you are sick.