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left

EN[lɛft] [-ɛft]
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  • Left may refer to:
  • Left (direction)
  • Left (Hope of the States album), 2006
  • Left (Sharlok Poems album)
  • Left-wing politics, the political trend or ideology
  • Left (Austria), a movement of Marxist–Leninist, Maoist and Trotskyist organisations in Austria
The fruit to the viewer's left is smaller.
The fruit to the viewer's left is smaller.

    Definition of left in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlefts
    1. The left side or direction.
      1. (politics) The ensemble of left-wing political parties. Those holding left-wing views as a group.
        1. The political left is not holding enough power.
      2. (boxing) A punch delivered with the left fist.
      3. Verb
        1. simple past tense and past participle of leave.
          1. Afore we got to the shanty Colonel Applegate stuck his head out of the door. His temper had been getting raggeder all the time, and the sousing he got when he fell overboard had just about ripped what was left of it to ravellings.
        2. Remaining.
          1. There are only three cups of juice left. ‎
        3. (Ireland) COL permitted, allowed to proceed.
          1. We were not left go to the beach after school except on a weekend.
      4. AdjectiveCOMmore leftCOMlefterSUPmost leftSUPleftmost
        1. The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north.
          1. Turn left at the corner.
        2. (politics) pertaining to the political left; liberal, communistic.
        3. AdverbCOMmore leftCOMlefterSUPmost leftSUPleftmost
          1. On the left side.
            1. Towards the left side.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • He's been hitting the bottle hard since his wife left him.
                • Those diners were left to guess, or rather to underguess by an average 600 calories per meal.
                • Just as Augustine notes that a true virgin must be a virgin physically and spiritually, so too a monk's single-heartedness of purpose in Christ cannot be left to an ethereal realm.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Left to my own devices, I'll spend hours staring into space, just thinking.
                • Left hemicorporeal seizures persisted despite anticonvulsant treatment.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The wretched thraldom was over,—and what had it left?
                • Another Wilkinson attempt was charged down before a fine clearing run and kick from Ashton and burgled Scottish line-out worked a penalty chance from wide left.
                • The next town east, Colgan, is littered with semicollapsed houses and rusting automobiles; an older man I spotted working on some kind of machine in his yard told me there were six residents left.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Uncomparable adverbs
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Verb forms
                        • Irregular verb forms
                          • Irregular past participles
                            • Irregular simple past forms
                            • Participles
                              • Past participles
                              • Verb simple past forms
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                          Grammatically, this word "left" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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