Synonyms for (noun) left


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

LESS SPECIFIC: turn, turning

left, left field, leftfield

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

the batter flied out to left

left, left hand

the hand that is on the left side of the body

jab with your left

LESS SPECIFIC: hand, manus, paw, mitt

left, left wing

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

LESS SPECIFIC: sect, faction


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

LESS SPECIFIC: position, place

Synonyms for (adjective) left

unexpended, left, left over, leftover, remaining, odd

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

LESS SPECIFIC: unexhausted

left, left-hand

intended for the left hand

I rarely lose a left-hand glove

LESS SPECIFIC: left-handed


of or belonging to the political or intellectual left


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