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leaves meaning

EN[-iːvz] [liːvz]
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    Definition of leaves in English Dictionary

  • NounBFleaf
    1. plural of leaf.
      1. plural of leave.
      2. VerbBFleafSGleafsPRleafingPT, PPleafed
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of leave.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Every year he resolves to turn over a new leaf and start exercising.
            • The leaves turn brown in autumn.   When I asked him for the money, he turned nasty. ‎
            • Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Leaves in a basal rosette and cauline, 0.5–7.5 (-9.5) × 0.1–2.2 cm; subsessile; blade narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, margin subentire to shallowly sinuate-dentate.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Chinese green tea usually has a very light flavor and preserves much of the natural vegetable character of the leaf.
            • It riles me that she never closes the door after she leaves.
            • Give the front steps a quick sweep to get rid of those fallen leaves.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Plurals
                • Irregular plurals
                  • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                • Noun plural forms
                  • Irregular plurals
                    • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                • Irregular plurals
                  • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                  • Nouns with common ending formations
                    • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                  • Verbs
                    • Verb forms
                      • Verb singular forms
                        • Third-person singular forms
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                  1. en leavest
                  2. en leaves out
                  3. en leaves alone
                  4. en leaves behind
                  5. en leaves for dead
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of leaves for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "leaves" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, an irregular plural and a nouns with common ending formation. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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