Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
) to forget or neglect to bring or take
to cause to remain as a result or sign of something:
the storm left a trail of damage behind
once the wind came up, we soon left the land behind us
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Was spring actually called "Lent"...
15 Shades of Green: Emerald...
Beyond Leprechauns: 7 Creatures of...
7 Words with Real Character
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Word Value for
Words With Friends
To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die.
As bees their sting, so the promiscuous leave behind them in each encounter something of themselves...
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they...
Nearby words for leave behind
leave a bad taste in one's mouth
leave a calling card
leave a lot to be desired
leave a strip
leave holding the bag
leave in the lurch
leave no stone unturned
leave of absence
leave one cold
leave out in the cold
leave out of account
leave someone alone
leave someone flat
leave someone holding the bag
leave someone in peace
leave someone in the lurch
leave someone to his or her resources
leave something be
leave the door open
leave to someone's own devices
leave to someone's tender mercies
leave well enough alone
leave without a leg to stand on