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Definition of Left

  • of Leave.
  • Of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action of the limbs is usually weaker than on the other side; -- opposed to right, when used in reference to a part of the body; as, the left hand, or arm; the left ear. Also said of the corresponding side of the lower animals.
  • Situated so that the left side of the body is toward it; as, the left side of a deliberative meeting is that to the left of the presiding officer; the left wing of an army is that to the left of the center to one facing an enemy.
  • That part of surrounding space toward which the left side of one's body is turned; as, the house is on the left when you face North.
  • Those members of a legislative assembly (as in France) who are in the opposition; the advanced republicans and extreme radicals. They have their seats at the left-hand side of the presiding officer. See Center, and Right.
  • a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east
  • the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
  • the hand that is on the left side of the body
  • those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
  • location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
  • toward or on the left; also used figuratively
  • of or belonging to the political or intellectual left
  • being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

How to use left in a sentence. Left pronunciation.

Yet I felt that I must needs go and lay my hand in love upon the door of the empty hut which had been ever as thee left it.
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That is what his father was, the last Earl, and that is what he is who left my door but now.
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After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
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I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
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For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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If he took with his right hand he gave with his left; and Mahommedan as well as Copt and Armenian, and beggars of every race and creed, hung about his doors each morning to receive the food and alms he gave freely.
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They realised that in the man who had just left the room with Kaid there were characteristics unlike those they had ever met before in Europeans.
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But, as he stood telling his beads, abstractedly listening to the scandal talked by Achmet and Higli, he was not thinking of his brother, but of the two who had just left the chamber.
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He left by a door leading to his own apartments.
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Then, with a complacent look upon them all, he slowly left the room by the door out of which David and Kaid had first passed.
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David had been left by Kaid in a small room, little more than an alcove, next to a larger room richly furnished.
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When Nahoum left the great salon, he directed his steps towards the quarters of the Chief Eunuch, thinking of David, with a vague desire for pursuit and conflict.
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He was not, however, more perplexed and troubled than David, who, in the little room where he had been brought and left alone with coffee and cigarettes, served by a slave from some distant portion of the Palace, sat facing his future.
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He saw David enter quickly, yet without any air of secrecy, and pass into the little room where Kaid had left him.
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He sat in the place where Kaid had left him, his face drawn and white, his eyes burning, but with no other "sign of agitation.
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Thus was that day linked with the present, thus had a blow struck in punishment of the wrong done the woman at the crossroads been repeated in the wrong done the girl who had just left him.
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But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
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To Nahoum Pasha, Dim had said, as the former left the Palace, a cigarette between his fingers: "Sleep not nor slumber, Nahoum.
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A few moments later all that was left of Foorgat Bey was sitting in his carriage beside Mizraim the Chief Eunuch-sitting upright, stony, and still, and in such wise was driven swiftly to his palace.
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There he learned that, with her aunt, she had left that morning for Alexandria en route to England.
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Examples of Left

Example #1
So I came down the little path swiftly, and then round the great rock, and up towards the door.
Example #2
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #3
He came to snatch old Soolsby's palace, his nest on the hill, to use it for a telescope, or such whimsies.
Example #4
And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
Example #5
I lost my hair worrying, but I learned to be patient.
Example #6
We had good hands, but it had the joker.