leave-v; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: depart, go forth, exit

Commentary: Includes: LEAVE OFFICE

What time does the train leave?
The ferry leaves every half hour from dock three.
She left the room in a huff.
Volunteers serving in East Timor have safely left the country.
BD announces that its chief financial officer is leaving the company
to pursue other interests.
I left home when I was only 16 years old.
Reagan, despite the Iran-contra scandal, left office a popular

VerbNet: escape-51.1-1,leave-51.2-1,resign-10.11
FrameNet: Departing,Quitting
PropBank: leave.01,leave.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 5, 8
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
leave_office 1

Sense Number 2: leave something behind, refrain from taking, leave something unaffected or unused

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[agent] LEAVE NP2[theme] NP1[agent] LEAVE NP2[location] Includes: LEAVE ALONE, LEAVE BEHIND, LEAVE OFF, LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED

John left his keys at the restaurant.
We left behind all our cares during the vacation to Florida.
They were told to leave off their coats.
Leave the young fawn alone.
Leave the nature park just as you found it.
I left my shoes on when I entered their house.
When she put away the food she left out the pie so we could have
Let's leave enough time to visit the museum.
He'll leave the decision to his wife.
When he died he left the farm to his granddaughter.
I'm leaving our telephone and address in Italy with the neighbors.
Three minus one leaves two.
At her death she left behind a husband and three cats.
Are there any skills I should definitely leave off my resume?
Is there any possibility that a stone has been left unturned?

VerbNet: fulfilling-13.4.1,future_having-13.3,keep-15.2
FrameNet: Forming_relationships
PropBank: leave.01,leave.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
leave_behind 1, 2, 3
leave_no_stone_unturned 1
leave_off 2, 3
leave_alone 1

Sense Number 3: cause an effect that remains

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[actor[inanimate]] LEAVE NP2[patient] PP NP1[topic] LEAVE NP2[patient] [attribute]

His remarks left us speechless.
This legal battle is leaving them destitute.
Water may leave a stain on that silk.

VerbNet: render-29.90
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 7

Sense Number 4: stop, terminate, end

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1 LEAVE OFF[intransitive] PP{P NP[location]}

The road leaves off at the edge of the forest.
John began where Mary left off.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Path_shape
PropBank: leave.07
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
leave_off 1

Sense Number 5: exclude, neglect to include

Commentary: Includes: LEAVE OUT

I really feel left out.
Media tales of victims leave out the real culprit.
He left out the bad results when he compiled the report.
You left out the most important part!

VerbNet: neglect-75
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: leave.03
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
leave_out 1, 2

Sense Number 6: End a romantic relationship.

She finally left her husband.
Robert left Susie after a 10-year relationship.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Forming_relationships
PropBank: NM