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Adjective
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On, toward, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing that is to the west when the person or thing is facing north,
  1. On, toward, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing that is to the west when the person or thing is facing north
    • - her left eye
    • - the left side of the road
  2. Denoting the side of something that is in an analogous position
    • - the left edge of the text
  3. On this side from the point of view of a spectator

  4. Of or relating to a person or group favoring liberal, socialist, or radical views
    • - Left politics
Noun
  1. The left-hand part, side, or direction
    • - a turn to the left
    • - the general sat to his left
  2. (in soccer or a similar sport) The left-hand half of the field when facing the opponents' goal
    • - a free kick from the left
  3. The left wing of an army
    • - a token attack on the Russian left
  4. A group or party favoring liberal, socialist, or radical views
    • - the Left is preparing to fight presidential elections
  5. The section of a party or group holding such views more strongly
    • - he is on the left of the party
  6. A thing on the left-hand side or done with the left hand, in particular

  7. A left turn
    • - take a left here
  8. A road, entrance, etc., on the left
    • - my road's the first left
  9. A person's left fist, esp. a boxer's
    • - a dazzler with the left
  10. A blow given with this
    • - a left to the body
Adverb
  1. On or to the left side
    • - turn left here
    • - keep left

  1. 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"
  2. toward or on the left; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"
  3. leftover: 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"
  4. those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
  5. left(a): intended for the left hand; "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"
  6. left field: the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left; "the batter flied out to left"
  7. Eric Roberson (born September 25, 1976) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter from Rahway, New Jersey, United States. He is sometimes referred to simply as Erro. ...
  8. Left is the second and final album by the band Hope of the States, released on June 19, 2006. It was released on CD, DualDisc CD/DVD, and as a limited edition double 10" vinyl. ...
  9. The Electoral Leftist Alliance (Wahlbündnis Linke) or Left (Linke) is a movement of Marxist-Leninist, Maoist and Trotskyist organisations in Austria which was founded by the Communist Initiative, the Socialist Left Party, the League of the Socialist Revolution and other left-wing movements and ...
  10. VenstreThe party name is officially not translated into any other language, but is in English often referred to as the Liberal Party. Similar rules apply for the name of the party's youth wing Venstres Ungdom. ...
  11. The most common relative directions are ', , , , , and . No absolute direction corresponds to any of the relative directions. This is a consequence of the translational invariance of the laws of physics: nature, loosely speaking, behaves the same no matter what direction one moves. ...
  12. The Left Opposition was a faction within the Russian Communist Party from 1923 to 1927 headed de facto by Leon Trotsky. ...
  13. (leave) the action of the batsman not attempting to play at the ball; To cause or allow (something) to remain as available; to refrain from taking (something) away; to stop short of consuming or otherwise depleting (something) entirely; To transfer possession of after death; To give ( ...
  14. (Lefts) A breaking wave that allows the rider to surf to his/her left. Somewhat confusing to people at first watching from shore because they will see a rider moving to the right, but hear people saying "nice left".
  15. (Leave) Pins left standing after the first ball has been rolled.
  16. (Leave) Permission of the court.
  17. (Leave) Paid time away from the job.
  18. (LEAVE) Vacation Time - all military (regardless of rank) are given 2.5 days per month - about 30 days - of paid leave per year.
  19. (LEAVE) What’s left on your rack after you make your move.
  20. (LEAVE) When a Member seeks permission of all Members in the Chamber to do something which otherwise may not be permitted at that stage of proceedings.
  21. (LEAVE) an extended period of authorized absence without travel restrictions, often subclassified as convalescent, accrued or annual; also known as "furlough" (derived from permission, as "by your leave"). ...
  22. (Leave) A paid or unpaid absence from work that does not affect the contract of employment.
  23. (Leave) A term used to express the difficulty of the shot that is left for one's opponent. Usually used qualitatively; for example, "good leave" means that the cue ball was left in a difficult position for the opponent's first shot.
  24. (Leave) An entitlement given to people allowing them to take time off work.
  25. (Leave) Military vacation time. For each month of active service, 2.5 days of leave are credited. Emergency leave is granted if a verified emergency requires the presence of the service member. Leave is only credited for members on active duty for 30 or more days.