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Synonyms for left

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  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"

    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    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

    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    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"

    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    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"

    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    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"

    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    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"

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

    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"

    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"

    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

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

    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"

    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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. vacant

    vacant means empty

    the streets were vacant

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. leftnoun

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

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  1. Hunter Biden:

    What credentials does he bring to that ? I mean, look, think of all the really solid people that were left -- that were -- started off in that administration. They've all left. They've all left. All the talent is gone. They've left. ... Or, like, great -- great Americans like Rudy Giuliani is still engaged, i mean -- I mean, what - - what's going on ? People see this. They're thugs. You know, Rudy Giuliani and the two guys who were helping Rudy Giuliani, they get arrested at the airport, trying to leave the count -- I mean, what -- what -- where has that happened in any other president's watch ?

  2. J. F. Boyse:

    If, in instructing a child, you are vexed with it for want of adroitness, try, if you have never tried before, to write with your left hand, and then remember that a child is all left hand.

  3. Henry Brougham:

    It was the boast of Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler will be the sovereign's boast when he shall have it to say that he found law... a sealed book and left it a living letter found it the patrimony of the rich and left it the inheritance of the poor found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression and left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.

  4. Jim Lehrer:

    I now know how Abbot felt when Costello left, how Brinkley felt when Huntley left, how Sears felt when Roebuck left, and, of course, how Dan Rather felt when Connie left. (at Robert MacNeil's retirement dinner)

  5. Spiro Agnew:

    This is the criminal left that belongs not in a dormitory, but in a penitentiary. The criminal left is not a problem to be solved by the Department of Philosophy or the Department of Englishit is a problem for the Department of Justice. Black or white, the criminal left is interested in power. It is not interested in promoting the renewal and reforms that make democracy work; it is interested in promoting those collisions and conflict that tear democracy apart.

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