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Synonyms for leave behind
leave be·hind

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  1. leave behindverb

    depart and not take along

    "He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe"

    Synonyms:
    leave alone, leave

  2. leave, leave behindverb

    be survived by after one's death

    "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"

    Synonyms:
    lead, provide, leave alone, exit, go away, give, will, leave, get out, result, pull up stakes, go out, entrust, pass on, depart, forget, bequeath, go forth, allow, impart, allow for

  3. leave, leave alone, leave behindverb

    leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking

    "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"

    Synonyms:
    lead, provide, leave alone, exit, go away, give, will, leave, get out, result, pull up stakes, go out, entrust, pass on, depart, forget, bequeath, go forth, allow, impart, allow for

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How to use leave behind in a sentence?

  1. Edward Bulwer-Lytton:

    Know thyself," said the old philosopher, "improve thyself," saith the new. Our great object in time is not to waste our passions and gifts on the things external that we must leave behind, but that we cultivate within us all that we can carry into the eternal progress beyond.

  2. E. M. Forster, Howards End:

    The crime of suicide lies in its disregard for the feelings of those whom we leave behind.

  3. Michelle Vo:

    I get that the old design is cool. It's kind of quintessential 1980s, and it's like an old friend we don't want to leave behind, but it's OK to have a new friend, too.

  4. Walter Lippmann:

    The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on. The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.

  5. Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo:

    There is a lot I want to say but I will leave behind a void with the belief that the truth will one day surely be told.


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