English adjective: left
|1.||left being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north|
|Samples||My left hand.|
Left center field.
The left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream.
|Similar||larboard, left-hand, leftmost, near, nigh, port|
|2.||left not used up|
She had a little money left over so she went to a movie.
Some odd dollars left.
Saved the remaining sandwiches for supper.
|Synonyms||left over, leftover, odd, remaining, unexpended|
|3.||left intended for the left hand|
|Samples||I rarely lose a left-hand glove.|
|Antonyms||ambidextrous, right-handed, two-handed|
|4.||left of or belonging to the political or intellectual left|
|Similar||far left, left-of-center, left-wing, leftish, leftist, liberal|
|See also||liberal, socialist, socialistic|
English noun: left
|1.||left (location) location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east|
|Samples||She stood on the left.|
|Broader (hypernym)||place, position|
|Narrower (hyponym)||left stage, stage left|
|2.||left (group) those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare|
|Broader (hypernym)||faction, sect|
|3.||left (body) the hand that is on the left side of the body|
|Samples||Jab with your left.|
|Broader (hypernym)||hand, manus, mitt, paw|
|4.||left (artifact) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left|
|Samples||The batter flied out to left.|
|Synonyms||left field, leftfield|
|Broader (hypernym)||parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract|
|5.||left (act) a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east|
|Samples||Take a left at the corner.|
|Broader (hypernym)||turn, turning|
English adverb: left
|1.||left toward or on the left; also used figuratively|
|Samples||He looked right and left.|
The political party has moved left.