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synonyms for leaving

  • balance
  • debris
  • leftovers
  • legacy
  • oddments
  • remainder
  • remnant
  • remnants
  • residue
  • rest
  • scraps
  • surplus
  • survivor
  • trash
  • odds and ends
  • orts
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antonyms for leaving

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  • base
  • core
  • maintain
  • care
  • continue
  • join
  • keep
  • hold
  • stop
  • arrive
  • finish
  • come
  • stay
  • face
  • come in
  • complete
  • remain
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How to use leaving in a sentence

Giving him a hug and leaving and not knowing if I would see him again.
'DON'T GIVE UP HOPE.' A MOTHER ON THE PAIN OF LOSING HER SON TO OPIOIDS AND LEARNING TO FIND HER VOICEPAUL MOAKLEYMAY 7, 2021TIME
Meanwhile, Soviet guards at the train station had been lured from their positions to join the leaving party at their hotel.
LUNIK: INSIDE THE CIA’S AUDACIOUS PLOT TO STEAL A SOVIET SATELLITEBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
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."
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The governor went, but, leaving all the men who accompanied him, returned alone.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Egypt was once a land of mystery; now, every lad, on leaving Eton, yachts it to the pyramids.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And away she flew to her nest, leaving Grandfather Mole to talk to the air, if he wished.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Since that he has made his almanacs without weatherwise sayings, leaving every man to guess for himself.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAVING

  • abrogation
  • absconding
  • apostasy
  • avoidance
  • backsliding
  • betrayal
  • castoff
  • defecting
  • departing
  • departure
  • derelict
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disavowal
  • disavowing
  • divorce
  • elusion
  • escape
  • evasion
  • falling away
  • falseness
  • flight
  • forsaking
  • going back on
  • leaving
  • perfidy
  • recreancy
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • retreat
  • running out on
  • secession
  • tergiversation
  • treachery
  • truancy
  • withdrawal
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