(architecture) a concave molding
formal permission to depart
"he gave me his conge"
an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
perform a ceremonious bow
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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