leave to the discretion of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of leave to the discretion of

:to give (someone) the right to choose (something in a particular situation)
  • The amount each person contributes will be left to the discretion of the individual.

Word by Word Definitions

leave play
  1. : bequeath, devise

  2. : to have remaining after one's death

  3. : to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. : permission to do something

  2. : authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

  3. : an act of leaving : departure

  1. : leaf

discretion play
  1. : individual choice or judgment

  2. : power of free decision or latitude of choice within certain legal bounds

  3. : the quality of having or showing discernment or good judgment : the quality of being discreet : circumspection


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