Definition of take leave of (someone)formal
- It was late when they finally took leave of their friends and headed home.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: bequeath, devise
: to have remaining after one's death
: to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect
: permission to do something
: authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment
: an act of leaving : departure
: some person : somebody
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