- (dated) permission, Permission.
- Might I beg to accompany you?
- Permission to be absent; time away from one's work.
- I've been given three weeks' by my boss.
- (dated) Farewell, departure.
- I took my leave of the gentleman without a backward glance.
verb (leaves, leaving, left)
- Dutch: verlof
- French: congé
- German: Abschied
- Spanish: ( > despedirse)
- (transitive) To transfer possession of after death.
- When my father died, he left me the house.
- (transitive) To be left or over; to remain as available.
- There's not much food left, we'd better go to the shops.
- (transitive) To not take away with oneself but leave as available for others; to deposit.
- I'll the car in the station so you can pick it up there.
- (transitive) To transfer responsibility or attention (to); to stop being concerned with.
- Can't we just this to the experts?
- (transitive) To depart from; to end one's connection or affiliation with.
- I left the country and I left my wife.
- (intransitive) To depart; to go away from a certain place or state.
- ''I think you'd better .
- Dutch: weggaan, vertrekken
- French: partir
- Spanish: irse, salir
- German: verlassen
- Italian: partire
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