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Synonyms for leaf
lif; livz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaf, leafage, foliage(noun)

    the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

    Synonyms:
    foliation, folio, leafage, foliage

  2. leaf, folio(noun)

    a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

    Synonyms:
    pagination, folio, page number, leafage, foliage, paging

  3. leaf(verb)

    hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)

    Synonyms:
    folio, leafage, foliage

  4. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)

    look through a book or other written material

    "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, pitch, throw, twitch, click, toss, flip over, switch, turn over, flick, riff, tack, alternate, riffle, flip, ripple, interchange, snap, flip-flop, flip out, flicker, hitch, ruffle, finger, jerk, cockle, sky, hitchhike, undulate

  5. leaf(verb)

    turn over pages

    "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript"

    Synonyms:
    riff, thumb, flick, flip, riffle

  6. leaf(verb)

    produce leaves, of plants

    Synonyms:
    riff, thumb, flick, flip, riffle

Wiktionary

  1. leaf(verb)

    Synonyms:
    leave

  2. leaf(verb)

    To produce leaves; put forth foliage.

    Synonyms:
    leave

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leaf(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blade

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leaf(n)

    Synonyms:
    blade, spire, folio, lithophyll (fossil leaf)

    Associated words:
    foliar, foliferous, foliaceous, foliation, defoliate, defoliation, frond, bract, frondation, frondesce, frondescence, verticil, whorl, acanthus deciduous, indeciduous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    foliar, sheet, sheets, leaves, foliage, map, blade, streamside, slip, refill, road, sheeting, worksheet, needle

How to pronounce leaf?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say leaf in sign language?

  1. leaf

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How to use leaf in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is an eternal love between the water drop and the leaf. When you look at them, you can see that they both shine out of happiness.

  2. William Keeton:

    A mild to moderate drought may actually enhance fall foliage to some degree, so long as it didn't lead to a lot of' browning' or early leaf drop, then again, drought one year may mean less robust leaf production the next.

  3. Joe Sliwkowski:

    Basil has anti-inflammatory properties, so if my kids have bites I just take the leaf, crinkle it and rub it on the skin.

  4. Albert P. Ryder:

    Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or a twig, and then, clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something, to reach something That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing.

  5. Phillip Barden:

    Hell ants have two features found in no living species : highly specialized scythe-like mandibles and a wide diversity of horns that are present on what is essentially the forehead, one reason these fossils are compelling is that, today, we have about 15,000 known species of ants with all kinds of adaptations, from agricultural leaf-cutter ants with scissor-like mouthparts to army ants specialized as nomadic predatory raiders.


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