Synonyms for adieu
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-doo, uh-dyoo; French a-dyœ|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈdu, əˈdyu; French aˈdyœ|
Définition of adieuOrigin :
- late 14c., adewe, from French adieu, from phrase a dieu (vous) commant "I commend (you) to God," from a "to" (see ad) + dieu "God," from Latin deum, accusative of deus "god," from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus). Originally said to the party left; farewell was to the party setting forth.
- noun parting remark or action
- I advise as a friend, you see, rather than command as a mother—So adieu, my love.
- Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
- Adieu, dearest of friends; may the next gouty attack be more favourable!
- Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
- Return—but not to bid her adieu—return to be hers for ever, and only hers.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- I say, Frank, give Langley my love; don't wonder at it now, adieu!
- Extract from : « Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848 » by Various
- Having got rid of my dear brother and his friends, I returned to make my adieu to my cousin.
- Extract from : « The Prisoner of Zenda » by Anthony Hope
- "Poor man, he has to scrat now," said Mrs. Garth, regardless of Rotha's adieu.
- Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
- There was quite a pause, neither side caring to utter the first adieu.
- Extract from : « Dr. Sevier » by George W. Cable
- "At eleven o'clock," repeated Crochard, and waved his adieu.
- Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson
- Adieu, my dear sir; may God preserve you, and give you every good thing.
- Extract from : « Patrick Henry » by Moses Coit Tyler
- The miller laughed good-humouredly, and shook his hand in adieu. '
- Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever
Antonyms for adieu
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