Different words meaning to leave in English??

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Different words meaning to leave in English??

Chers amis,

I am not native English-speaking person, but while I was reading this lesson, I made the relations of different types of “leave” in French with my native language which is Greek. In Greek we have different words, as in French, for expressing “leave”, probably there is the same in English with specialized word of meaning “leave”. Some words in English that are synonyms to leave could be for example, depart, go, abscond, exit, vamoose, go away, run off etc. So, maybe, for a native English person could be better explaining the different notions of French “leave” with the right word in English. Is that right? What do you think?

Asked 1 year ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Apostolos,

Wow! what a question.

I'm going to give you some work to do -- but in a nice way.

1) Go here:    https://chambers.co.uk/ and in the dictionary insert the word "leave" and then select Thesaurus and see the range of options for that word.

2) Go here:   https://www.wordreference.com/fren/ insert each Thesaurus word found above and reinsert it in English to find the French equivalent.

Painstaking, yes but there is no simple way to answer such an extensive question.

Bonne continuation.

Jim

Different words meaning to leave in English??

Chers amis,

I am not native English-speaking person, but while I was reading this lesson, I made the relations of different types of “leave” in French with my native language which is Greek. In Greek we have different words, as in French, for expressing “leave”, probably there is the same in English with specialized word of meaning “leave”. Some words in English that are synonyms to leave could be for example, depart, go, abscond, exit, vamoose, go away, run off etc. So, maybe, for a native English person could be better explaining the different notions of French “leave” with the right word in English. Is that right? What do you think?

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