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Synonyms for left
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. left(noun)

    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 wing(noun)

    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 hand(noun)

    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, left(noun)

    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. left(adj)

    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. left(adj)

    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, unexpended(adj)

    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)(adj)

    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. left(adverb)

    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. left(adverb)

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. vacant

    vacant means empty

    the streets were vacant

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. left(n)

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

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How to say left in sign language?

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How to use left in a sentence?

  1. Saloua Kadri:

    More than 3,000 foreign tourists have left Sousse today, around 2,200 British have left, and close to 600 Belgians too.

  2. Kamthorn Aucharoen:

    We received reports this afternoon of a bomb in Sukhumvit 81. I went to check and found a wide bomb, it was left in the house of a construction worker.

  3. Mexican Proverb:

    He who divides and shares is left with the best share.

  4. Assemblyman Dov Hikind:

    A lot of people use these hotplates to keep food warm for the next day, they put them on Friday and they are left on for the entire Sabbath, 25 hours.

  5. Jessica Nkuuhe:

    The delays turned off most women from exercising their rights to vote, as the delays continued, more women left the voting queues to return home and attend to their domestic duties.


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