Leave

(redirected from left over)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

Leave

To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.

Cross-references

Desertion.

References in periodicals archive ?
If she's not...I believe she's set some kind of Guinness Record by serving her family 'left overs' for nearly a quarter of a century.
Birds peck at the contents - usually fast-food packaging and left overs - and spread the debris further.
Whenever or wherever she went out to eat in the United States, she would never shirk from asking for a doggy bag for the left overs. Even when it was something no self respecting dog would look at.
He will instantly spit out any rogue scone where we have doubts, whilst the other horses including famous Tog, who has his own Facebook page, are just delighted to gobble up any left overs. Luckily there are few so they keep their waistlines!" Known for perhaps the best scones many visitors have ever tasted, Bill confides the secret is in the dough consistency.
But others jumped onto the table without hesitation, stole food from each other and tossed the left overs onto the ground as human waiters offered them more food.
I hope they don't scrape the left overs into the bin when John Torode and Gregg Wallace have had their dainty spoonfuls.