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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?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say leaf in sign language?

  1. leaf

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How to use leaf in a sentence?

  1. Le Prell:

    This systematic review highlights the very limited data on prevention of recreational music-induced hearing loss using earplugs, at younger ages, loud toys, firecrackers, loud video games, personal stereos or personal music players, lawnmowers or leaf blowers, sporting events or air shows, or other non-music events might be more likely noisy activities than music venue attendance.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.

  3. David Miller:

    If he is smart, he will turn himself in, all I want is to see him turn a new leaf and have a better life.

  4. Rabindranath Tagore:

    Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

  5. Ryan Bathrick:

    Leaf rust was an effect of climate change.


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