[lev-uh n-wurth, -werth] /ˈlɛv ənˌwɜrθ, -wərθ/
a city in NE Kansas.
a federal and military prison there.
a city in NE Kansas, on the Missouri River: the state’s oldest city, founded in 1854 by proslavery settlers from Missouri. Pop: 35 211 (2003 est)
noun 1. permission to be absent from duty, employment, service, etc.; leave. 2. the length of time granted in such permission: a two-year leave of absence. noun 1. permission to be absent from work or duty 2. the period of absence
- Leave one cold
Disappoint one, fail to interest one. For example, This book leaves me cold. This expression, first recorded in 1853, employs cold in the sense of “unenthusiastic” or “indifferent,” a usage dating from the late 1100s.
- Leave open
1. Keep undecided or unscheduled, as in We don’t know how much fabric will be needed; let’s leave that open, or The doctor leaves Fridays open for consultation. This expression uses open in the sense of “undetermined,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s. 2. leave oneself open . Remain vulnerable to; also, remain willing to […]
- Leave out in the cold
see: out in the cold