adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so long(noun)
a farewell remark
"they said their good-byes"
adieu(interjection)Said to wish a fond farewell; good-bye.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
I bade farewell to my comrades, or (without preposition) I bade my comrades farewell; I took a sad farewell of my friends.
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- وداعًا, الوداعArabic
- Adieu, grüß Gott, tschüss, auf WiedersehenGerman
- αποχαιρετισμός, αντίοGreek
- adieu, farewell, bon ventFrench
- さようなら, さよならJapanese
- adjø, farvelNorwegian
- прощание, прощайте, прощайRussian
- adjö, farvälSwedish
- Diè wådeWalloon
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