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Definition of "leaves" []

  • Plural of leaf. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "leaves" in a sentence
  • "Thus in the example, "John tore the leaves of Sarah's book," the distinction between _book_ which represents only one object and _leaves_ which represent two or more objects of the same kind is called _Number_; the distinction of sex between _John_, a male, and _Sarah_, a female, and"
  • "If the label leaves you with questions as to the nature of the contents or hazards of a product, under right-to-know laws, you can call the manufacturer and request a “Material Safety Data Sheet” or MSDS."
  • "The name leaves no discrepancy about what goes on there."