take leave of (someone)

idiom

formal
: to say goodbye to (someone) and depart
It was late when they finally took leave of their friends and headed home.

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“Take leave of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20leave%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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