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    left - Dictionary definition and meaning for word left

    Definition
    (noun) location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    Example Sentence
    • she stood on the left
    Definition
    (noun) those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    Synonyms : left wing
    Definition
    (noun) the hand that is on the left side of the body
    Synonyms : left hand
    Example Sentence
    • jab with your left
    Definition
    (noun) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
    Synonyms : left field , leftfield
    Example Sentence
    • the batter flied out to left
    Definition
    (noun) a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east
    Example Sentence
    • take a left at the corner
    Definition
    (adj) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north
    Example Sentence
    • my left hand
    • left center field
    • the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream
    Definition
    (adj) not used up
    Example Sentence
    • leftover meatloaf
    • she had a little money left over so she went to a movie
    • some odd dollars left
    • saved the remaining sandwiches for supper
    • unexpended provisions
    Definition
    (adj) intended for the left hand
    Synonyms : left-hand
    Example Sentence
    • I rarely lose a left-hand glove
    Definition
    (adj) of or belonging to the political or intellectual left Definition
    (adv) toward or on the left; also used figuratively
    Example Sentence
    • he looked right and left
    • the political party has moved left
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