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Definition of "leave behind" []

  • To abandon. (verb)
  • To forget about. (verb)
  • To not live longer than; to be survived by. (verb)
  • To leave a trace of something. (verb)
  • To outdo; to progress faster than someone or something else. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "leave behind" in a sentence
  • "I have this day given him for Some goods remaining of of [sic] your Guinea Cargo which both he and I thought most Adviseable to leave behind him what I Shall be able to with them I dont"
  • "This process will ultimately simplify your life as it enables you to leave behind the merry-go-round of problem-causing choices most people are dependent on."
  • "I observed but two points in planning my departure -- speed, secrecy: to secure these, I had to leave behind me everything I possessed except a small parcel; which, in my hurry and trouble of mind, I forgot to take out of the coach that brought me to Whitcross."