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ˌfɛərˈwɛlfarewell

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes

  1. farewell

    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.

    Synonyms:
    adieu, congé, good-by, leave-taking, parting salutation, valediction, valedictory

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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. farewell, word of farewellnoun

    an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

    Synonyms:
    parting, leave-taking, leave, word of farewell

  2. farewell, leave, leave-taking, partingnoun

    the act of departing politely

    "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

    Synonyms:
    parting, leave-taking, leave, word of farewell, part, leave of absence

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. farewellad. or interj.

    Synonyms:
    adieu, good-by

  2. farewellnoun

    Synonyms:
    adieu, valediction, leave-taking

  3. farewellnoun

    Synonyms:
    leave

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. farewelladjective

    Synonyms:
    parting, valedictory, final

  2. farewellnoun

    Synonyms:
    adieu, leave-taking, good-bye, valediction, congé, valedictory

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#1129leave
#8526bye
#10323goodbye
#13793farewell
#26833parting
#48683adios
#55932adieu
#142922valedictory

How to use farewell in a sentence?

  1. Bruce Reed:

    At his farewell, Ron said she failed to convince him to buy a new suit – but my family is forever grateful Remi talked me into it.

  2. Thor Halvorssen:

    El Sexto has become a prominent target of the Cuban regime because his graffiti art is one of the elite’s most feared methods of protest as it exposes their true nature, el Sexto’s art unmasks the tyranny in ways white papers and press accounts cannot. Now that Castro will receive a pompous farewell, the regime will take measures to silence all voices for democracy and to drown out calls for reform.

  3. Jacqueline van Maarsen:

    Otto gave me a copy of the farewell letter Anne wrote to me in hiding. I was surprised because there were two letters: the second was a reply to a letter she pretended I had written to her. She wrote: “I am thinking so much of you,” and “Let’s always be good friends until I come back.” She must have been very lonely.

  4. Colin Crooks:

    Sad to say farewell this morning to colleagues from German Embassy and French Office in North Korea which are closing temporarily, british Embassy remains open.

  5. Robert Burns:

    Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me.


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