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  1. left(noun)

    location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east

    "she stood on the left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, right-wing, center, conservative, right-handed, reactionary, far-right, rightmost, rightish, spent, exhausted, ambidextrous, rightist, far, reactionist, centrist, two-handed, middle-of-the-road, right-hand(a), oldline, old-line, starboard

  2. left, left wing(noun)

    those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, left, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, rightist, reactionist, right-wing, spent, rightish, two-handed, centrist, old-line, rightmost, oldline, right-handed, far, conservative, middle-of-the-road, far-right, ambidextrous, right-hand(a), center, exhausted, reactionary, starboard

  3. left, left hand(noun)

    the hand that is on the left side of the body

    "jab with your left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, left, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, rightmost, oldline, conservative, spent, exhausted, centrist, right-wing, reactionist, two-handed, reactionary, center, middle-of-the-road, right-handed, old-line, rightish, rightist, far-right, ambidextrous, starboard, far, right-hand(a)

  4. left field, leftfield, left(noun)

    the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

    "the batter flied out to left"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, left, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, middle-of-the-road, oldline, rightmost, conservative, right-hand(a), rightist, centrist, old-line, exhausted, right-wing, spent, starboard, ambidextrous, two-handed, reactionary, far, reactionist, right-handed, center, far-right, rightish

  5. left(adj)

    a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east

    "take a left at the corner"

    Synonyms:
    left field, left hand, left wing, leftfield

    Antonyms:
    right, right-hand(a), ambidextrous, rightist, right-handed, centrist, rightmost, far, reactionist, oldline, old-line, conservative, two-handed, exhausted, right-wing, far-right, rightish, starboard, spent, center, middle-of-the-road, reactionary

  6. left(adj)

    being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

    "my left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"

    Synonyms:
    unexpended, odd, left(p), left(a), left over(p), remaining, left-hand(a), leftover

    Antonyms:
    right, ambidextrous, far-right, right-handed, centrist, conservative, two-handed, spent, rightmost, far, reactionary, oldline, exhausted, old-line, center, rightist, middle-of-the-road, rightish, right-hand(a), reactionist, right-wing, starboard

  7. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpended(adj)

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"

    Antonyms:
    right, center, middle-of-the-road, ambidextrous, far, starboard, far-right, reactionary, rightmost, right-hand(a), rightish, two-handed, rightist, old-line, exhausted, reactionist, right-handed, spent, centrist, oldline, conservative, right-wing

  8. left(a), left-hand(a)(adj)

    intended for the left hand

    "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"

    Antonyms:
    right, right-wing, ambidextrous, conservative, rightish, reactionary, far, two-handed, center, middle-of-the-road, old-line, rightist, reactionist, far-right, spent, starboard, right-hand(a), centrist, oldline, rightmost, exhausted, right-handed

  9. left(adverb)

    of or belonging to the political or intellectual left

    Synonyms:
    unexpended, odd, left(p), left(a), left over(p), remaining, left-hand(a), leftover

    Antonyms:
    right, center, old-line, exhausted, far-right, right-wing, starboard, centrist, reactionary, ambidextrous, spent, rightish, conservative, two-handed, rightmost, reactionist, middle-of-the-road, right-handed, rightist, far, right-hand(a), oldline

  10. left(adverb)

    toward or on the left; also used figuratively

    "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"

    Antonyms:
    right, conservative, spent, rightish, exhausted, ambidextrous, far, old-line, starboard, right-handed, right-wing, far-right, rightmost, right-hand(a), reactionist, middle-of-the-road, rightist, centrist, reactionary, center, two-handed, oldline


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