Synonyms for left:

Sense 1

downwind, homeward, eastbound, upwind, southbound, westbound, centrally, northbound, clockwise, counterclockwise, windward, Leftward, parked, Rightward, astride, Nodal, removed.

Sense 2

off-center, moved, cross country, central, halfway, liberal, right hand, innermost, nonlinear.

Sense 3

middle, passing.

Sense 4

out, With.

Sense 5


Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 10



left wing.



Other synonyms and related words:

left-of-center, leftmost, leftover, removed, leftish, leftfield, left over, sinistral, nigh, off-center, remaining, windward, westbound, middle, passing, odd, undone, innermost, peculiar, moved, near, unspent, leftist, unexhausted, halfway, liberal, funny, downwind, counterclockwise, southbound, rummy, unmatched, liberalism, far left, Leftward, rum, Nodal, around, With, unexpended, down, leftism, left-handed, over, ahead, nonlinear, homeward.

abandoned (adjective)

forsaken, leftover, over, departed, remaining.

left-side (adjective)

sinistral, southpaw, port, larboard.

on west side when facing north (adjective)

larboard, sinistral, port, near.

politically radical (adjective)

leftist, liberal.

Sense 1 (noun)

eastbound, down, cross country, ahead, around, counterclockwise, homeward, clockwise, downwind.

Sense 4 (noun)

central, centrally, halfway, astride, innermost.

left (noun)

leftfield, leftish, liberal, port, leftist, nigh, near, leftmost, far left, left wing, left hand, left-of-center, larboard.

left side (noun)

southpaw, larboard, port.

abandoned (verb)

dropped, Vacated, Forsook, surrendered, quit, relinquished, abandoned, deserted, evacuated, forsaken, resigned, discontinued, defected, Abdicated.

departed (verb)

parted, withdrawn, Embarked, Withdrew, Went, gone, exited, Decamped, Fled, departed.

left (verb)

emptied, Absented, Omitted, abstracted, Voided.

remaining (verb)


Usage examples for left:

  • I am quite sure that I have nothing else left to say. - "Captivating Mary Carstairs", Henry Sydnor Harrison.
  • There is still one part which I left unsearched. - "A Frontier Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
  • The 'Pains' of the Ulstermen left them then. - "The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge", Unknown.

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