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Synonyms for valedictoryˌvæl ɪˈdɪk tə ri

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  1. valediction, valedictory address, valedictory oration, valedictory(noun)

    a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)

    valedictory address, valedictory oration, valediction


  2. valedictory(adj)

    of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell

    "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"


  3. valedictory(adj)

    of a speech expressing leave-taking

    "a valedictory address"


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. valedictory

    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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. valedictory(a.)


  2. valedictory(n.)

    [U. S.] farewell address

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