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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
            • Don't kill yourself raking the leaves now; we're due for a windstorm tonight.
            • This product leaves behind all its competitors in the market.
            • Assam bush is the best choice for making many world famous teas, but not for white tea, either budset or leaf style.
          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.
            • Give the front steps a quick sweep to get rid of those fallen leaves.
            • It riles me that she never closes the door after she 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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