Left

  • 21left — 1. adj., adv., & n. (opp. RIGHT). adj. 1 on or towards the side of the human body which corresponds to the position of west if one regards oneself as facing north. 2 on or towards the part of an object which is analogous to a person s left side… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 22left — I [[t]le̱ft[/t]] REMAINING ♦♦♦ 1) Left is the past tense and past participle of leave. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ, v n ADJ If there is a certain amount of something left, or if you have a certain amount of it left, it remains when the rest has gone or… …

    English dictionary

  • 23left — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 side ADJECTIVE ▪ extreme, far ▪ My dad s in the front row, on the extreme left of the picture. ▪ bottom, top VERB + LEFT …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 24left — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, weak; akin to Middle Low German lucht left; from the left hand s being the weaker in most individuals Date: 13th century 1. a. of, relating to, situated on, or being the side of the body… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 25left — left1 /left/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or located on or near the side of a person or thing that is turned toward the west when the subject is facing north (opposed to right). 2. (often cap.) of or belonging to the political Left; having liberal …

    Universalium

  • 26left — n. left side 1) on the left; to the left radical, leftist group 2) the extreme, far left punch delivered with the left hand 3) to deliver, throw a left 4) a hard, stiff left 5) a left to (a left to the head) turn to the left (colloq.) 6) to take… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27left — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) To the left side Nouns 1. left, sinistrality, sinistration; left hand, left side, near side; port[side], larboard; verso. Informal, wrong side. 2. left wing, radical (see change); liberal, progressive. 3 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 28left — 1 /left/ adjective (only before noun) 1 on the side of your body that contains your heart: She held out her left hand. opposite right 1 (4a) 2 on, by, or in the direction of your left side: Hank had scribbled notes in the left margin. | Take a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29left — I. /lɛft / (say left) adjective 1. belonging or relating to the side of a person or thing which is turned towards the west when facing north (opposed to right). 2. belonging or relating to the political left. –adverb 3. to or towards the left… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 30left — {{11}}left (adj.) c.1200, from Kentish and northern English form of O.E. lyft weak, foolish (Cf. lyft adl lameness, paralysis, E.Fris. luf, Du. dialectal loof weak, worthless ). It emerged 13c. as opposite of right (the left being usually the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 31left — I [[t]lɛft[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or located on or near the side of a person or thing that is turned toward the west when the subject is facing north (opposed to right). 2) gov (often cap.) of or belonging to the political Left; having… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 32left — left1 adjective 1》 on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing which is to the west when the person or thing is facing north. 2》 relating to a left wing person or group. adverb on or to the left side. noun 1》 (the left) the …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 33left — 1. adjective /lɛft/ a) The opposite of right; toward the usually weaker side of the body; toward the west when one is facing north. Turn left at the corner. b) pertaining to the political left; liberal Syn …

    Wiktionary

  • 34left —    Contempt for the left hand as compared with the right is found in most cultures, past and present, and may have arisen simply because most people let its strength and skill remain relatively undeveloped; the English word comes from a root… …

    A Dictionary of English folklore

  • 35left — Synonyms and related words: Gospel side, abandoned, aport, cantorial side, castaway, communistic, counterclockwise, departed, derelict, deserted, discarded, disused, forsaken, gone, gone away, gone off, jettisoned, larboard, left hand, left wing …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 36left — [13] The Old English word for ‘left’ was winestra. Etymologically this meant ‘friendlier’ (it is related to Swedish vän ‘friend’), and its euphemistic application to ‘left’ is a reminder that historically the left hand side of the body has been… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 37Left — Leave Leave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Left} (l[e^]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaving}.] [OE. leven, AS. l?fan, fr. l[=a]f remnant, heritage; akin to lifian, libban, to live, orig., to remain; cf. bel[=i]fan to remain, G. bleiben, Goth. bileiban. [root]119 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 38left — [13] The Old English word for ‘left’ was winestra. Etymologically this meant ‘friendlier’ (it is related to Swedish vän ‘friend’), and its euphemistic application to ‘left’ is a reminder that historically the left hand side of the body has been… …

    Word origins

  • 39left — adj 1. sinister, sinistral, sinistrous; left hand, Naut. port, Naut. larboard; Bot. sinistrorsal. 65 32.(all of politics) leftwing, liberal, progressive; socialistic, communistic, communalistic, Bolshevistic; radical, anarchistic. n 3. left side …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 40left —   1. Sinister. Hema; kāohilani (poetic).    ♦ Left, face, ma ka hema, huli.   2. Remain. Koe. Left over, koe.    ♦ Left overs, koena.    ♦ There is no room left in this box, a ohe wahi ka awale o kēia pahu.   3. Departed. Ha alele …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary