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Definition 1: be survived by after one's death - [verb of change]

Samples where leave behind or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He left six children
  • At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats

Synonyms for leave behind in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of leave behind ) cause to be without a spouse

"The war widowed many women in the former Yugoslavia"

(leave behind implies ...) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

"She died from cancer" "The children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully" "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

(leave behind has a similar meaning as ...) depart and not take along

"He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe"

(leave behind has a similar meaning as ...) leave or give by will after one's death

"My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry" "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

Definition 2: leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking - [verb of change]

Samples where leave behind or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • leave it as is
  • leave the young fawn alone
  • leave the flowers that you see in the park behind

Synonyms for leave behind in the sense of this definition

(leave behind is a kind of ...) resist doing something

"He refrained from hitting him back" "she could not forbear weeping"

(... is a kind of leave behind ) leave unchanged

"let it be"

(leave behind has a similar meaning as ...) have left or have as a remainder

"That left the four of us" "19 minus 8 leaves 11"

Definition 3: depart and not take along - [verb of motion]

Samples where leave behind or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe

(... is a kind of leave behind ) go far ahead of

"He outdistanced the other runners"

(leave behind implies ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

(leave behind has a similar meaning as ...) be survived by after one's death

"He left six children" "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"

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