Synonyms for valediction

Grammar : Noun
Spell : val-i-dik-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌvæl ɪˈdɪk ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for valediction Other synonyms for the word valediction

Définition of valediction

Origin :
  • 1610s, from past participle stem of Latin valedicere "bid farewell," from vale, imperative of valere "be well" (see valiant) + dicere "to say" (see diction).
  • noun parting
Example sentences :
  • Sir John looked across at Lionel again—a glance of valediction.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • It may now be read as my parting address and valediction, made to my friends.
  • Extract from : « Apologia Pro Vita Sua » by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • And no doubt the poor girls heart jumped to the valediction.
  • Extract from : « The Court of Cacus » by Alexander Leighton
  • "I never remember sich a evenin', my dear," was Mrs. Stitchley's valediction.
  • Extract from : « Mrs. Bindle » by Hebert Jenkins
  • Cleve, forgetting any form of valediction, passed into the shop.
  • Extract from : « The Tenants of Malory » by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He was softened by a mood of valediction mingled with remorse.
  • Extract from : « The Divine Fire » by May Sinclair
  • He was well aware that the whole room had heard this valediction.
  • Extract from : « Joanna Godden » by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • I gave him the usual Spanish valediction (Vaya usted con Dios), and saw no more of him.
  • Extract from : « The Bible in Spain » by George Borrow
  • This valediction was meant as prelude to a fresh appearance in a new disguise.
  • Extract from : « Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated » by Sir Walter Scott
  • And just as Juggernaut uplifted his voice to pronounce a valediction, the disaster befel.
  • Extract from : « A Safety Match » by Ian Hay

Antonyms for valediction

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019