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Meaning of "lee" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LEE

Old English hlēow shelter; related to Old Norse hle.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LEE

lee  [liː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lee can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LEE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lee in the English dictionary

The definition of lee in the dictionary is a sheltered part or side; the side away from the direction from which the wind is blowing. Other definition of lee is on, at, or towards the side or part away from the wind.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEE

ledum
lee wave
leeboard
leech
leechcraft
leechdom
leechlike
Leeds
Leeds Castle
leek
leep
leer
leerier
leerily
leeriness
leering
leeringly
leerist
leery
lees

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEE

agree
as far as I can see
at the top of the tree
bee
coffee
committee
dee
degree
ee
employee
fee
feel free
for free
free
guarantee
must-see
see
tee
Tennessee
three

Synonyms and antonyms of lee in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LEE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lee» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lee

Translation of «lee» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEE

Find out the translation of lee to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lee from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lee» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

避风处
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abrigo
570 millions of speakers

English

lee
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ли
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sotavento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আচ্ছাদন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

côté sous le vent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lee
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Windschatten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

風下
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바람이 없는 곳
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lee
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lee
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லீ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rüzgâraltı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

riparo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lee
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Лі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lee
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

lee
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Lee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lee
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lee
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lee

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEE»

The term «lee» is very widely used and occupies the 1.711 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lee» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lee» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lee

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2 QUOTES WITH «LEE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lee.
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Charles Caleb Colton
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
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Wanda Jackson
I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis... not only were they personal friends.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEE»

Discover the use of lee in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lee and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Lee: The Last Years
Honors the memory of the great Confederate general in an exploration of his post-Civil War years
Charles Bracelen Flood, 1998
2
Art of Expressing the Human Body, The
Bruce Lee's intensive conditioning regime is revealed for the first time in this book
Bruce Lee, John Little, 1998
3
Tao of Jeet Kune Do: New Expanded Edition
Gathers the thoughts of the famous martial arts expert and actor about zen and the practical aspects of self-defense.
Bruce Lee, 2011
4
Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic Files: Five Famous Cases--Scott ...
This is a fascinating insider's look by a world-renowned expert into the pursuit of justice in some of the most sensational and intriguing criminal cases of recent times.
Henry C. Lee, Jerry Labriola, 2006
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Spike Lee: Interviews
The collection features interviews with such luminaries as Charlie Rose, Elvis Mitchell, Michael Sragow, and actor Delroy Lindo.
Cynthia Fuchs, 2002
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Lee
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
Douglas Southall Freeman, 2008
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Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the ...
A respected former prime minister of Singapore discusses Islamic terrorism; economic growth; democracy; the welfare state; education; the free market; the roles of the United States, China and India in world politics; and much more.
Kuan Yew Lee, Graham T. Allison, Robert D. Blackwill, 2013
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Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical ...
The Lee family is composed of perhaps the most distinguished ancestry on record, having provided, for example, greater numbers of Revolutionary and Civil War generals and officers, politicians, and statesmen than any family of comparable ...
Edmund Jennings Lee, 2008
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Lee: A Life of Virtue
Lee's string of victories earned him praise on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.
John Perry, 2010
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Vernon Lee: Aesthetics, History, and the Victorian Female ...
The subject of renewed interest among literary and cultural scholars, Vernon Lee wrote more than 40 books, in a broad range of genres, including fiction, history, aesthetics and travel literature.
Christa Zorn, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lee is used in the context of the following news items.
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How Watchman Solves the Mystery of Harper Lee -- Vulture
For every question it raises about its profoundly famous and private 89-year-old author, it also answers a mystery or two about Lee's life and ... «Vulture, Jul 15»
2
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee – digested read | Books | The …
Matt Blease's illustration of Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman. Jean Louise couldn't believe what she was hearing. What had happened to the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Jamie Lee Curtis And Family Went To EVO In Street Fighter Disguises
Attending the annual fighting tournament as part of a graduation trip for son Thomas, actress Jamie Lee Curtis donned the claws and mask of ... «Kotaku, Jul 15»
4
'Dukes' General Lee at LeMay museum in Spanaway will keep its …
The General Lee – an orange 1969 Dodge Charger emblazoned with a Confederate flag on its roof – was the centerpiece of the popular 1980s ... «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
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Six things about new Theresa Lee health center - Arizona Daily Star
Pima County's longtime Theresa Lee Clinic on South Freeway near downtown has shuttered, and its staff and services have moved to a new, ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Healthy Lee improving behavioral health services - The News-Press
In 2007, Lee Memorial Health System convened the first Community Health Visioning Steering Committee to address the area's greatest needs ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
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Dodgers option Zach Lee back to Triple-A Oklahoma City - True …
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers as expected optioned Zach Lee back to Triple-A Oklahoma City after calling him up briefly as the 26th man on ... «True Blue LA, Jul 15»
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Lee Min Ho And Moon Chae Won Would Love To Film A Melodrama …
On-screen couple Lee Min Ho and Moon Chae Won were recently reunited on the stage, as the stars accepted the Producer's Choice Award at ... «KDramaStars, Jul 15»
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Video PM Lee unveils stamps to commemorate 50th anniversary of …
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday (Jul 19) unveiled a set of stamp designs commemorating the 50th anniversary of the ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
10
Abbey Lee opens up on why acting is way better than modelling …
IN fashion pictures, and on film, Abbey Lee can seem quite scary. Being an icy blonde and an excellent pouter adds to the effect. She has a ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»

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