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Synonyms for valedictionˌvæl ɪˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  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)

    Synonyms:
    valedictory address, valedictory oration, valediction, valedictory

  2. valediction(noun)

    the act of saying farewell

    Synonyms:
    valedictory address, valedictory oration, valedictory

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. valediction

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

    Preposition:
    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. valediction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    farewell, adieu, leave-taking


Translations for valediction

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  • despedida, comiatCatalan, Valencian
  • rozloučeníCzech
  • AbschiedGerman
  • despedida, hasta la vista, alocución de despedida, chau, hasta luego, fórmula de cortesía, adiós, antefirmaSpanish
  • hyvästelysana, jäähyväispuhe, jäähyväiset, lopputoivotus, jäähyväissanatFinnish
  • salut, adieu, formule de politesse, chao, discours d'adieu, à la prochaine, adieuxFrench
  • addio, commiato, discorso di commiatoItalian
  • valedictionLatin
  • commiatoLithuanian
  • afscheidsgroetDutch
  • valedictionNorwegian
  • despedidaPortuguese
  • adio, discurs de rămas bun, rămas bun, discurs de adio, formulă de încheiere, despărțireRomanian
  • avslutning, avskedsfras, avskedstal, adjö, sluthälsning, avsked, valedictionSwedish
  • valedictionUrdu
  • 惜别Chinese

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