Left

  • 1Left — Left, a. [OE. left, lift, luft; akin to Fries. leeft, OD. lucht, luft; cf. AS. left (equiv. to L. inanis), lyft[=a]dl palsy; or cf. AS. l[=e]f weak.] 1. Of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action of the limbs is …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2left*/*/*/ — [left] adj I 1) on the side of your body that is opposite to the right Ant: right He wore a wedding ring on his left hand.[/ex] 2) on the left side of something the bottom left corner of the screen[/ex] We took a left turn when we should have… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 3left — left1 [left] adj. [ME (Kentish) var. of lift < OE lyft, weak, akin to EFris luf, weak] 1. a) designating or of that side of one s body which is toward the west when one faces north, the side of the less used hand in most people b) designating… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4left — [1] ► 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) (th …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5left — left; left·ish; left·ism; left·ments; left·most; left·ward; left·ist; left·ward·ly; left·wards; …

    English syllables

  • 6Left — may refer to: * Left (direction) * Left (album), an album by Hope of the States * Left wing politics, the political trend or ideology← (left or left arrow) may refer to: * Assignment (computer science), for instance in the programming language… …

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  • 7left — n. group of people who hold radical and socialistic political views; left side, side opposite the right; left turn; punch made with the left hand (Boxing) adj. of or pertaining to the left, located on the left; opposite the right; of or belonging …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8Left — Left, n. 1. That part of surrounding space toward which the left side of one s body is turned; as, the house is on the left when you face North. [1913 Webster] Put that rose a little more to the left. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] 2. Those members… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9left — LEFT, (1) lefţi, s.m., (2) lefturi, s.n. (înv.) 1. s.m. Monedă de aur sau argint (în valoare de cinci ducaţi), din care se făceau salbe. 2. s.n. Obiect de podoabă femeiască în formă de colier sau de medalion. – Din ngr. leftó(n) monedă mică .… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 10left — [adj1] on west side when facing north hard to left, larboard, near, nigh side, port, portside, sinister, sinistral, south; concepts 581,583 Ant. right left [adj2] politically radical leftist, left wing, liberal, progressive, revolutionary,… …

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  • 11left — /left/ adjective 1. on the side of the body which usually has the weaker hand, not right ● The numbers run down the left side of the page. ● Put the debits in the left column. 2. not with others ● 10m new shares were left with the underwriters… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 12left|y — «LEHF tee», noun, plural left|ies. 1. U.S. Informal. a left handed person: »Of the six hurlers, Burnside, a tall lefty, turned in the best stint, allowing only one strike (New York Times). 2. British Informal. a liberal or radical; leftist: »No… …

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  • 13Left — (l[e^]ft), imp. & p. p. of {Leave}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14left — adj of, relating to, or being the side of the body in which the heart is mostly located also located nearer to this side than to the right …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15left — (на шине) – для шины с асимметричным рисунком протектора – шина устанавливается на левую сторону автомобиля. EdwART. Словарь автомобильного жаргона, 2009 …

    Автомобильный словарь

  • 16left — index derelict (abandoned) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17Left — n. group of people who hold radical and socialistic political views …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18left — left1 [ left ] adjective *** on the side of your body that is to the west if you are facing north: He wore a wedding ring on his left hand. Your left eye looks sore. She had seriously damaged her left knee in the previous game. a. on the left… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19left — left1 W1S1 [left] adj [only before noun] [: Old English; Origin: weak ] 1.) your left side is the side of your body that contains your heart ≠ ↑right ▪ She held out her left hand. ▪ a scar on the left side of his face 2.) on the same side of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20left — I UK [left] / US adjective *** a) on the side of your body that is to the west if you are facing north He wore a wedding ring on his left hand. Your left eye looks sore. She had seriously damaged her left knee in the previous game. b) on the left …

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