Left

Adjective

  • (politics) pertaining to the political left; liberal, communistic.
  • The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north.

    "Turn left at the corner."

Adverb

  • On the left side.
  • Towards the left side.

Noun

  • (boxing) A punch delivered with the left fist.
  • (politics) The ensemble of left-wing political parties. Those holding left-wing views as a group.

    "The political left is not holding enough power."

  • The left side or direction.

Verb

  • (Ireland, colloquial) permitted, allowed to proceed.

    "We were not left go to the beach after school except on a weekend."

  • Remaining.

    "There are only three cups of juice left."

  • simple past tense and past participle of leave.

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