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noun as in end

noun as in offal

noun as in resignation

noun as in shard

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Example Sentences

She left us—no, she was taken, for it’s wrong to imply there was any agency in her leaving—the same week as Mother’s Day.

From Time

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What’s permitted on social media is at once ill-defined and mercurial leaving creators wondering how to support themselves on a platform that could shut them out entirely without much notice.

From Quartz

Giving him a hug and leaving and not knowing if I would see him again.

From Time

Meanwhile, Soviet guards at the train station had been lured from their positions to join the leaving party at their hotel.

On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.

The result is that drone operators are leaving the Air Force in droves.

Will he go for the schoolteacher and abandon the family, leaving behind his smashing dinner suits?

Because of this, the peacekeeping forces have been blocking Muslims from leaving on envoys out of the country.

It drains your body of nutrients and vitamins, attacking the central nervous system and leaving you in a dehydrated, hazy state.

These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.

Janet might have said before leaving: "Tea had better not wait too long--Hilda has to be down at Clayhanger's at half-past six."

The governor went, but, leaving all the men who accompanied him, returned alone.

With this I will end this letter, leaving it in this state until it is time to seal it, in case anything should occur to be added.

He silenced her with a gesture, and, leaving a piece of toast half-eaten on his plate, he got up and went into his study.


On this page you'll find 328 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leaving, such as: betrayal, abrogation, apostasy, avoidance, backsliding, and departure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.