Word:

Left

Pronunciation: lĕft
imp. & p. 1.of Leave.
a.1.Of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action of the limbs is usually weaker than on the other side; - opposed to right, when used in reference to a part of the body; as, the left hand, or arm; the left ear. Also said of the corresponding side of the lower animals.
2.Situated so that the left side of the body is toward it; as, the left side of a deliberative meeting is that to the left of the presiding officer; the left wing of an army is that to the left of the center to one facing an enemy.
Left bank of a river
that which is on the left hand of a person whose face is turned downstream.
Left bower
See under 2d Bower.
Left center
the members whose sympathies are, in the main, with the members of the Left, but who do not favor extreme courses, and on occasions vote with the government. They sit between the Center and the extreme Left.
Over the left shoulder
an old but still current colloquialism, or slang expression, used as an aside to indicate insincerity, negation, or disbelief; as, he said it, and it is true, - over the left.
n.1.That part of surrounding space toward which the left side of one's body is turned; as, the house is on the left when you face North.
Put that rose a little more to the left.
- Ld. Lytton.
2.Those members of a legislative assembly (as in France) who are in the opposition; the advanced republicans and extreme radicals. They have their seats at the left-hand side of the presiding officer. See Center, and Right.
Noun1.Leftleft - location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east; "she stood on the left"
Antonyms:
right - location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east; "he stood on the right"
2.left - those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
Synonyms: left wing
3.Leftleft - the hand that is on the left side of the body; "jab with your left"
Synonyms: left hand
4.Leftleft - the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
Synonyms: left field
5.left - a turn to the left; "take a left at the corner"
Adj.1.left - being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north; "my left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"
Antonyms:
right - being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"
2.left - not used up; "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"
3.left - intended for the left hand; "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"
Synonyms: left-hand
4.left - of or belonging to the political or intellectual left
Antonyms:
center - of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
right - of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
Adv.1.left - toward or on the left; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"
Antonyms:
right - toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"
To dream of the direction left, symbolizes the unconscious and your repressed thoughts/emotions. It is an indication of passivity.Gospel side, abandoned, aport, cantorial side, castaway, communistic, counterclockwise, departed, derelict, deserted, discarded, disused, forsaken, gone, gone away, gone off, jettisoned, larboard, left hand, left wing, left-hand, left-hand side, left-wing, left-winger, left-wingish, leftism, leftist, leftover, leftward, leftwardly, leftwards, levorotatory, liberal, liberalism, liberalist, marooned, near, near side, net, nigh, odd, on the left, outstanding, over, pink, port, port tack, portside, progressive, progressivism, progressivist, radical, red, remaining, remanent, sinister, sinistrad, sinistral, sinistrally, sinistrocerebral, sinistrocular, sinistrogyrate, sinistrorse, socialistic, spare, superfluous, surplus, surviving, to spare, to the left, unconsumed, unused, verso, welfare stater, wrong side
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Leere side
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Lees
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Leeward
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leeward side
leeward tide
Leeway
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left arrow
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left atrium
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Left Bank
Left bank of a river
Left bower
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Left center
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left field
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