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Synonyms for adieu
əˈdu, əˈdyuadieu

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  1. adieuinterjection

    sayonara, farewell, goodbye, so long, ciao, good-by, good-bye, addio, good day, auf Wiedersehen, adios, aloha, shalom, bye, au revoir, bye-bye, cheers, arrivederci, cheerio

  2. adieunoun

    Said to wish a fond farewell; good-bye.

    We bid our final adieus to our family, then boarded the ship, bound for America.

    cheers, au revoir, bye, aloha, ciao, good day, arrivederci, cheerio, shalom, adios, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, good-by, bye-bye, good-bye, addio, so long, goodbye, sayonara

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adieu

    Good-by is the homely and hearty, farewell the formal English word at parting. Adieu, from the French, is still more ceremonious than farewell; congé, also from the French, is commonly contemptuous or supercilious, and equivalent to dismissal. Valediction is a learned word never in popular use. A valedictory is a public farewell to a company or assembly.

    congé, farewell, good-by, leave-taking, parting salutation, valediction, valedictory

    I bade farewell to my comrades, or (without preposition) I bade my comrades farewell; I took a sad farewell of my friends.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adieu

    goodbye farewell, leave-taking, parting salutation, valediction

    greeting, welcome, recognition, salutation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so longnoun

    a farewell remark

    "they said their good-byes"

    au revoir, sayonara, pass, good-by, auf wiedersehen, arrivederci, adios, goodbye, good day, good-bye, goodby, so long, bye, bye-bye, cheerio

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adieuadjective

    farewell, good-by, fare-you-well, god bless you

  2. adieunoun

    farewell, valediction, leave-taking

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "adieu":

    farewell, goodbye, good-bye, fareweil, bye-bye

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  1. Marie Antoinette:

    I have just been condemned, not to a shameful death, which can only apply to felons, but rather to finding your brother again...I seek forgiveness for all whom I know for every harm I may have unwittingly caused them...Adieu, good, gentle sister...I embrace you with all my heart as well as the poor, dear children.

  2. Greg Glassman:

    It did so well and became so popular that it has become a thing far larger than I could have hoped, the world has changed, but the magnificent human machine, the proven benefits of CrossFit, and its market opportunity remain unchanged. It is time for the founder to bid adieu and find other creative outlets.

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