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Synonyms for left
lɛft

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leftnoun

    location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east

    "she stood on the left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, right-wing, center, conservative, right-handed, reactionary, far-right, rightmost, rightish, spent, exhausted, ambidextrous, rightist, far, reactionist, centrist, two-handed, middle-of-the-road, right-hand(a), oldline, old-line, starboard

  2. left, left wingnoun

    those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, rightist, reactionist, right-wing, spent, rightish, two-handed, centrist, old-line, rightmost, oldline, right-handed, far, conservative, middle-of-the-road, far-right, ambidextrous, right-hand(a), center, exhausted, reactionary, starboard

  3. left, left handnoun

    the hand that is on the left side of the body

    "jab with your left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, rightmost, oldline, conservative, spent, exhausted, centrist, right-wing, reactionist, two-handed, reactionary, center, middle-of-the-road, right-handed, old-line, rightish, rightist, far-right, ambidextrous, starboard, far, right-hand(a)

  4. left field, leftfield, leftnoun

    the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

    "the batter flied out to left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, middle-of-the-road, oldline, rightmost, conservative, right-hand(a), rightist, centrist, old-line, exhausted, right-wing, spent, starboard, ambidextrous, two-handed, reactionary, far, reactionist, right-handed, center, far-right, rightish

  5. leftadjective

    a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east

    "take a left at the corner"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, right-hand(a), ambidextrous, rightist, right-handed, centrist, rightmost, far, reactionist, oldline, old-line, conservative, two-handed, exhausted, right-wing, far-right, rightish, starboard, spent, center, middle-of-the-road, reactionary

  6. leftadjective

    being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

    "my left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"

    Synonyms:
    unexpended, odd, left(p), left(a), left over(p), remaining, left-hand(a), leftover

    Antonyms:
    right, ambidextrous, far-right, right-handed, centrist, conservative, two-handed, spent, rightmost, far, reactionary, oldline, exhausted, old-line, center, rightist, middle-of-the-road, rightish, right-hand(a), reactionist, right-wing, starboard

  7. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpendedadjective

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"

    Antonyms:
    right, center, middle-of-the-road, ambidextrous, far, starboard, far-right, reactionary, rightmost, right-hand(a), rightish, two-handed, rightist, old-line, exhausted, reactionist, right-handed, spent, centrist, oldline, conservative, right-wing

  8. left(a), left-hand(a)adjective

    intended for the left hand

    "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"

    Antonyms:
    right, right-wing, ambidextrous, conservative, rightish, reactionary, far, two-handed, center, middle-of-the-road, old-line, rightist, reactionist, far-right, spent, starboard, right-hand(a), centrist, oldline, rightmost, exhausted, right-handed

  9. leftadverb

    of or belonging to the political or intellectual left

    Synonyms:
    unexpended, odd, left(p), left(a), left over(p), remaining, left-hand(a), leftover

    Antonyms:
    right, center, old-line, exhausted, far-right, right-wing, starboard, centrist, reactionary, ambidextrous, spent, rightish, conservative, two-handed, rightmost, reactionist, middle-of-the-road, right-handed, rightist, far, right-hand(a), oldline

  10. leftadverb

    toward or on the left; also used figuratively

    "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"

    Antonyms:
    right, conservative, spent, rightish, exhausted, ambidextrous, far, old-line, starboard, right-handed, right-wing, far-right, rightmost, right-hand(a), reactionist, middle-of-the-road, rightist, centrist, reactionary, center, two-handed, oldline

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Editors Contribution

  1. vacant

    vacant means empty

    the streets were vacant

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leftnoun

    Associated words:
    sinister, sinistral, sinistrality, sinistrorse, sinistrorsal, haw, port, larboard

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How to use left in a sentence?

  1. Vital Nounayon:

    Lots of people left their cars and motorcycles and ran. (Attackers) set fire to the vehicles. They also fired on the Cappuccino cafe across from the hotel before setting it on fire.

  2. Paul Alexander:

    When I put my foot on English soil for the first time, it was like I had been reborn, because I left Nazi Germany and was received by the British people and I have an enormous debt of the thanks to the British people.

  3. Neal Hoffman:

    Our society is so consumed by the customs of Christmas during the whole month of December that I felt like we needed to do more for Jewish kids so they don't feel left out.

  4. Ron Bonjean:

    For those that are left off the stage, this can force the campaigns to come to an end because the fundraising and grassroots support dry up. The bottom line is if you are n’t part of the debate, then you are n’t playing on the field.

  5. Martin Niemller:

    In Germany, they first came for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Catholic. Then they came for me -- and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

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