Synonyms for leave-taking

Grammar : Noun
Spell : leev-tey-king
Phonetic Transcription : ˈlivˌteɪ kɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for leave-taking Other synonyms for the word leave-taking

Définition of leave-taking

Origin :
  • late 14c., from leave (n.) + present participle of take (v.).
  • As in leave : noun holiday, time off
  • As in parting : noun goodbye, separation
  • As in separation : noun being apart; break-up
  • As in good-bye : noun parting
  • As in valediction : noun parting
  • As in adieu : noun parting remark or action
  • As in exit : noun leaving
  • As in farewell : noun departing saying; departure
  • As in goodbye : noun farewell statement
Example sentences :
  • One direct result of it all was to hasten Josie's own leave-taking.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Then Mathieu took her in his arms, and there was no ending to their leave-taking.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • And now came the hidden pain of my leave-taking of Madonna Paola.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
  • He wished Clifford would hurry up and get the leave-taking over with.
  • Extract from : « The Most Sentimental Man » by Evelyn E. Smith
  • The others were going too, and in the bustle of leave-taking some moments were passed.
  • Extract from : « The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • Indeed, it was only on leave-taking, and then far from painfully, you were reminded of being in an inn.
  • Extract from : « Barrington » by Charles James Lever
  • Glencore arose as he said this, and, with a nod of leave-taking, retired to his room.
  • Extract from : « The Fortunes Of Glencore » by Charles James Lever
  • He held out his hand in the mechanical gesture of leave-taking.
  • Extract from : « The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 1 (of 10) » by Edith Wharton
  • For the most part, however, the men were sober enough over their leave-taking.
  • Extract from : « An Echo Of Antietam » by Edward Bellamy
  • When the time came for them to part, the leave-taking was serious, but tranquil.
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.

Antonyms for leave-taking

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