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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

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How to use leaf in a sentence?

  1. Melissa Price:

    The( snails) eat the biofilm of leaves, they must help keep the trees healthy, they decrease fungal abundance on the leaf surface and increase diversity of the fungal community.

  2. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz:

    They're turning over every leaf and blade of grass to see if there is anything else out there.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Take a deep breath and feel the joy of life. Open your eyes and see the beauty of a dancing leaf.

  4. 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.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you sleep under a tree, you can’t prevent the leaf from falling on you.

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