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General words meaning to leave a place

leave

verb

to go away from a place

move on

to leave one place and travel to another

go away

to move or travel away from a person or place

leave

verb

to go away from a place and allow someone to continue doing something there

go away

to leave your home for a period of time, especially for a holiday

go

verb

to leave a place

get away

to manage to leave a place, especially your work

leave

verb

to leave a place permanently

draw out

to move out of a place

come away

to leave in a particular state or condition

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …

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