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Definition of: farewell

(fâr′wel) noun
1. A parting salutation; a good–by; adieu.
2. The act of taking leave; parting.
inter. (fârwel) May you fare well; may you prosper: now used only at parting.
adjective Parting; closing; valedictory.
v.t. Poetic To take leave of.
—to a fare–you–well
U.S. Colloq. Completely; with finality: beaten to a fare–you–well:
also to a fare–thee–well. [Earlier fare well. See FARE.] Synonyms (noun): adieu, congé, good–by, leave–taking, valediction, valedictory. Good–by is the homely and hearty parting salutation, 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.

Most often used phrases:

farewell tour
bid farewell
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bids farewell
final farewell
farewell show
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cape farewell
farewell message
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