Synonyms for farewell

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fair-wel
Phonetic Transcription : ˌfɛərˈwɛl

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Définition of farewell

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Middle English faren wel, verbal phrase attested by c.1200 (see fare (v.) + well (adv.)); usually said to the departing person, who replied with good-bye. As a noun, by early 15c.
  • noun departing saying; departure
Example sentences :
  • I am bound for my quarters, I came but to thank you for your goodness to me, and to bid you farewell.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I write only to bid you farewell, the spell is removed; I see you as you are.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • So farewell, Katy, we're due to burst into high society tonight.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • And, unfortunately, it was not time yet to bid the creature "farewell."
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • Farewell to the dismal, blood-red phantom of martial renown!
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • She murmured "farewell" to the woods in accents choked with tears.
  • Extract from : « The Hunted Outlaw » by Anonymous
  • She nodded a farewell, and moved briskly across the greensward to the house.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • "I was but taking a farewell of things, sir," he observed to Mr. Galloway.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Only ten hours earlier her nephew had bid her farewell for the day.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • I stepped into the general's carriage, and said farewell to my friend, who was in despair.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt

Antonyms for farewell

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