Beleave
Beleave \Be*leave"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Beleft}.] To leave or to be left. [Obs.] --May. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • beleave — O.E. belæfan, to cause or allow to remain behind, to leave something behind, a general Germanic compound (Cf. Goth. bilaibjan) from BE (Cf. be ) + O.E. læfan to leave (see LEAVE (Cf. leave) (v.)). In Middle English sometimes contracted to bleve.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • beleave — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beleft — Beleave Be*leave , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Beleft}.] To leave or to be left. [Obs.] May. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belive — (v.) O.E. belifan remain, intransitive form of belæfan cause to remain (see BELEAVE (Cf. beleave)). A general Germanic word (Cf. Goth. beleiban, O.H.G. biliban, Ger. bleiben, Du. blijven); confused in early M.E. with beleave and merged into it,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chess — This article is about the Western board game. For other chess games or other uses, see Chess (disambiguation). Chess From left to right: a whit …   Wikipedia

  • belief — noun Etymology: Middle English beleave, probably alteration of Old English gelēafa, from ge , associative prefix + lēafa; akin to Old English lȳfan more at believe Date: 12th century 1. a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomas Button — Retrato de Thomas Button. Mapa mostrando las expediciones en bahía Hudson, entr …   Wikipedia Español

  • BLEVE — abbreviation Usage: sometimes not capitalized boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion * * * bleve var. of beleave v. Obs. to remain …   Useful english dictionary

  • beleft — beleft(e pa. tense of beleave v. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • belefte — beleft(e pa. tense of beleave v. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”