left
Pronunciation
Adjective

left

  1. The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north.
    Synonyms: sinister, sinistral
    Antonyms: right, dexter, dextral
    The left side.
  2. (politics) Pertaining to the political left.
    Antonyms: right
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Adverb

left (not comparable)

  1. On the left side.
    Antonyms: right
  2. Towards the left side.
    Antonyms: right
    Turn left at the corner.
  3. Towards the political left.
    Antonyms: right
    The East Coast of the US leans left in elections.
Translations
  • French: à gauche
  • German: links
  • Italian: a sinistra
  • Portuguese: à esquerda
  • Russian: сле́ва
  • Spanish: a la izquierda
Translations
Noun

left (plural lefts)

  1. The left side or direction.
    Synonyms: 9 o'clock, port
  2. (politics) The ensemble of left-wing political parties. Those holding left-wing views as a group.
    The political left is holding too much power.
  3. The left hand or fist.
  4. (boxing) A punch delivered with the left fist.
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Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of leave.
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Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of leave.
    We were not left go to the beach after school except on a weekend.



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