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leaving

adjective

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as in departing

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leaving

noun

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as in leave, departure

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leaving

verb
present participle of leave

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2 to give by means of a will
  • I'm going to leave all of my possessions to my children

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

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  • hiring (out or on)

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5 to end a usually intimate relationship with
  • is there ever a good way to leave a lover?

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“Leaving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leaving. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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