Definition of left

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • left is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • left is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • left is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of left


  • the hand that is on the left side of the body (noun)

    Examples

    1. jab with your left

    Synonyms

    1. left hand
  • the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left (noun)

    Examples

    1. the batter flied out to left

    Synonyms

    1. left field
    2. leftfield
  • those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. left wing
  • not used up (adjective)

    Examples

    1. leftover meatloaf
    2. she had a little money left over so she went to a movie
    3. some odd dollars left

    Synonyms

    1. left over
    2. leftover
    3. odd
    4. remaining
    5. unexpended
  • intended for the left hand (adjective)

    Examples

    1. I rarely lose a left-hand glove

    Synonyms

    1. left-hand
  • a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east (noun)

    Examples

    1. take a left at the corner
  • being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north (adjective)

    Examples

    1. my left hand
    2. left center field
    3. the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream
  • location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east (noun)

    Examples

    1. she stood on the left
  • of or belonging to the political or intellectual left (adjective)
  • toward or on the left; also used figuratively ()

    Examples

    1. he looked right and left
    2. the political party has moved left

See definition of left in Merriam Webster

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