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 Dictionary entry overview: What does take leave mean? 

  The verb TAKE LEAVE has 1 sense:

1. go away or leave

  Familiarity information: TAKE LEAVE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1take leave [BACK TO TOP]


Go away or leave

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


take leave; quit; depart

Hypernyms (to "take leave" is one way to...):

go away; go forth; leave (go away from a place)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "take leave"):

walk out of (leave, usually as an expression of disapproval)

congee (depart after obtaining formal permission)

beat a retreat (depart hastily)

plump out (depart suddenly)

break camp; decamp (leave a camp)

Sentence frames:

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Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP

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