Associations to the word «Left»

Pictures for the word «Left»


LEFT, adjective. The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north.
LEFT, adjective. (politics) pertaining to the political left; liberal, communistic.
LEFT, adverb. On the left side.
LEFT, adverb. Towards the left side.
LEFT, noun. The left side or direction.
LEFT, noun. (politics) The ensemble of left-wing political parties. Those holding left-wing views as a group.
LEFT, noun. (boxing) A punch delivered with the left fist.
LEFT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave.
LEFT, verb. Remaining.
LEFT, verb. (Ireland) (colloquial) permitted, allowed to proceed.
LEFT ALONE, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave alone
LEFT ANARCHISM, noun. (politics) (economics) referring to several anarchist philosophies advocating left-wing political views, such as often libertarian socialism
LEFT ANARCHIST, adjective. (politics) (economics) of, supporting, relating to, or advocating left anarchism
LEFT ANARCHIST, noun. (politics) (economics) a person who advocates left anarchism
LEFT AND RIGHT, adverb. (idiomatic) (US) All over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.
LEFT ARM ORTHODOX, noun. (cricket) A style of bowling used by a left-handed bowler in which finger spin is used to move the ball from leg to off (for a right-handed batsman).
LEFT ARM UNORTHODOX, noun. (cricket) A style of bowling used by a left-handed bowler in which wrist spin is used to move the ball from off to leg (for a right-handed batsman).
LEFT ATRIUM, noun. One of the chambers of the heart in humans and other mammals, receives oxygenated blood from the lungs via the pulmonary veins, and pumps it into the left ventricle.
LEFT ATRIUMS, noun. Plural of left atrium
LEFT BACK, noun. (soccer) A defender who normally plays on the left side of the field.
LEFT BACKS, noun. Plural of left back
LEFT BANK, noun. (of a river) the bank to the left when facing downstream
LEFT BANKS, noun. Plural of left bank
LEFT BEHIND, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave behind
LEFT BOWER, noun. (euchre) The jack of the other suit of the same colour as the trump (whose jack is called the right bower), and next to it in value.
LEFT BRACE, noun. One of several types of left brackets classed as punctuation characters or marks by lexicographers.
LEFT BRACES, noun. Plural of left brace
LEFT BRACKET, noun. The left square bracket "[" (ASCII 91.)
LEFT BRACKETS, noun. Plural of left bracket
LEFT COAST, proper noun. (slang) (politics) The United States West Coast.
LEFT COSET, noun. (algebra) A left coset of a subgroup is a copy of that subgroup, multiplied on the left by some element from the parent group
LEFT COSETS, noun. Plural of left coset
LEFT EIGENVALUE, noun. (linear algebra) An eigenvalue corresponding to the left transform of a given linear operator; i.e. \(\lambda\!\) such that \(u {\rm A} = u \lambda\!\).
LEFT EIGENVALUES, noun. Plural of left eigenvalue
LEFT EIGENVECTOR, noun. (linear algebra) An eigenvector corresponding to the left transform of a given linear operator; i.e. \(u\) such that \(u {\rm A} = u \lambda\!\).
LEFT EIGENVECTORS, noun. Plural of left eigenvector
LEFT FIELD, noun. (baseball) The part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to the left of a person standing on home plate and facing the pitcher
LEFT FIELD, noun. (baseball) The defensive position in the outfield to the left.
LEFT FIELD, noun. (idiomatic) An unexpected, bizarre, or unwatched source (especially in the phrases out of left field and from left field).
LEFT FIELD, noun. (idiomatic) An unusual or unexpected position, or a viewpoint held by very few others in contrast to the majority viewpoint (especially in the phrases out in left field and way out in left field)
LEFT FIELDER, noun. (baseball) The outfield defensive player that stands to the left of the center fielder as viewed from home plate.
LEFT FIELDERS, noun. Plural of left fielder
LEFT FOR DEAD, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave for dead
LEFT HOOKER, noun. A left-handed person.
LEFT HOOKER, noun. A motor vehicle with left-hand drive.
LEFT HOOKER, noun. A person of the Roman Catholic religion especially an Irish person or a person of Irish descent.
LEFT IDEAL, noun. (algebra) A subring which is closed under left-multiplication by any element of the ring.
LEFT IDENTITY, noun. (algebra) An element of a structure, which produces an identity mapping when applied on the left.
LEFT INVERSE, noun. (mathematics) A related function that, given the output of the original function returns the input that produced that output.
LEFT INVERSE, noun. (category theory) For a given morphism f : X → Y, its right inverse (if it has one) is a morphism s : Y → X such that \( s \circ f = \mbox{id}_X \).
LEFT INVERSES, noun. Plural of left inverse
LEFT LATERAL, adjective. (geology) Describes the relative motion of two blocks along a strike-slip fault. From a plan view perspective, as if standing on the fault line, the left block moves towards, and the right block moves away.
LEFT ONE'S OPTIONS OPEN, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave one's options open
LEFT OUT, adjective. Rejected or ostracised from a group.
LEFT OUT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave out
LEFT OVER, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave over
LEFT OVER, adjective. Remaining or in reserve; extra.
LEFT SOMEONE HOLDING THE BABY, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of leave someone holding the baby
LEFT VENTRICLE, noun. One of the four chambers of the heart of humans and other mammals, which receives oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps it out through the aorta.
LEFT VENTRICLES, noun. Plural of left ventricle
LEFT WING, noun. (politics) the more left-wing faction of a group or party
LEFT WING, noun. (sports) the left-hand side of a sports field
LEFT WING, noun. (ice hockey) the offensive player who plays to the center's left

Dictionary definition

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".
LEFT, noun. Those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare.
LEFT, noun. The hand that is on the left side of the body; "jab with your left".
LEFT, noun. The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left; "the batter flied out to left".
LEFT, noun. 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".
LEFT, adverb. Toward or on the left; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left".
LEFT, adjective. 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".
LEFT, adjective. 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".
LEFT, adjective. Intended for the left hand; "I rarely lose a left-hand glove".
LEFT, adjective. Of or belonging to the political or intellectual left.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy