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Synonyms for farewell
ˌfɛərˈwɛlfarewell

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. farewellad. or interj.

    Synonyms:
    adieu, good-by

  2. farewellnoun

    Synonyms:
    adieu, valediction, leave-taking

  3. farewellnoun

    Synonyms:
    leave

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. farewelladjective

    Synonyms:
    parting, valedictory, final

  2. farewellnoun

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#207part
#1129leave
#8526bye
#10323goodbye
#13793farewell
#26833parting
#48683adios
#55932adieu
#142922valedictory

How to use farewell in a sentence?

  1. Earnest Hemingway:

    I’m not brave any more darling. I’m all broken. They’ve broken me. Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

  2. Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche:

    I'm just saying: If everything stays the way it is now, you have to bid farewell to the target of putting 1 million electric cars on Germany's roads by 2020.

  3. Connick Jr.:

    I think everybody thinks that( ‘ American Idol ’ will come back,) i think they said that. That’s why they called it the ‘ Farewell Season ’ not the final season. I would think at some point … it was still getting 12 million viewers so I would bring it back, wouldn't you ?

  4. Eric Clapton:

    Farewell BB King. You were like a father to me in many ways over the years. The world is a much better place because you were here. Rest In Peace my friend. The Thrill Is finally Gone. # BBKing # RIP.

  5. Thorsten J. Pattberg:

    Of all the cultures that have disappeared from the world, not a single farewell letter or suicide note has been unearthed.

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