Antonyms for leave alone

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-lohn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈloʊn

Definition of leave alone

Origin :
  • c.1300 contraction of all ane, from Old English all ana "unaccompanied, all by oneself," from all "all, wholly" (see all) + an "one" (see one). Similar compounds are found in German (allein) and Dutch (alleen).
  • As in lay off : verb stop doing
  • As in resist : verb withstand, oppose
  • As in forgo : verb give up, do without
Example sentences :
  • There are many, no doubt, which she would do well to leave alone!
  • Extract from : « The Tragic Muse » by Henry James
  • How do you know which one to turn and which one to leave alone?
  • Extract from : « The Radio Boys at the Sending Station » by Allen Chapman
  • Giufà was not a very safe person to leave alone in the house.
  • Extract from : « Italian Popular Tales » by Thomas Frederick Crane
  • Scaife, too, tackled problems which many men prefer to leave alone.
  • Extract from : « The Hill » by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Pretty thing, if he's only to leave alone that which ain't any temptation to him!
  • Extract from : « Some Everyday Folk and Dawn » by Miles Franklin
  • “But he is not fit to leave alone, Miss Denning,” said the doctor quickly.
  • Extract from : « Sail Ho! » by George Manville Fenn
  • You must be content to leave alone the things that belong to my office.
  • Extract from : « Abington Abbey » by Archibald Marshall
  • It is always better, Keith, to leave alone what you know is not your own.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of a Child » by Edwin Bjorkman
  • Seek Phyllis Poynton where you will, but leave alone the woman whom I love.
  • Extract from : « A Maker of History » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "It's a good race to leave alone, Miranda," said Dennis Brown.
  • Extract from : « The Summons » by A.E.W. Mason

Synonyms for leave alone

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