HyperDic: farewell

English > 2 senses of the word farewell:
NOUNcommunicationfarewell, word of farewellan acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
actfarewell, leave, leave-taking, partingthe act of departing politely
farewell > pronunciation
Soundsfeh.rweh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > farewell: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting.
Synonymword of farewell
Narroweradieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so longA farewell remark
bon voyage, send-offAn organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
good afternoon, afternoonA conventional expression / expression of greeting or farewell
good morning, morningA conventional expression / expression of greeting or farewell
good nightA conventional expression / expression of farewell
Broaderacknowledgment, acknowledgementA statement acknowledging something or someone
Spanishdespedida, palabras de despedida
Catalanacomiadament, comiat
English > farewell: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of departing politely.
Example"he disliked long farewells"
Synonymsleave, leave-taking, parting
NarrowervaledictionThe act of saying farewell
Broaderdeparture, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
Spanishadiós, despedida
Catalanadéu, comiat
Adjectivesapopempticaddressed to one who is departing

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