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present tense third-person singular of leave
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as in bequeaths
to give by means of a will I'm going to leave all of my possessions to my children

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as in quits
to give up (a job or office) he left his job in the city and moved out into the country

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leaves

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noun

plural of leave
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as in vacations
a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended the soldier was on leave for three days before having to report back to base

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“Leaves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leaves. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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