Definitions for farewellˌfɛərˈwɛl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. good-bye; may you fare well:

    Farewell, friends.

  2. (n.)an expression of good wishes at parting:

    to make one's farewells.

  3. leave-taking; departure:

    a friendly farewell.

  4. a party for a person who is about to retire from a job, depart on a trip, etc.

  5. (adj.)parting; valedictory; final.

Origin of farewell:



  1. Cape, a cape in S Greenland: the most southerly point of Greenland.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. farewell, word of farewell(noun)

    an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

  2. farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting(noun)

    the act of departing politely

    "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. farewell(noun)ˌfɛərˈwɛl

    a situation when you say goodbye

    a sad farewell

  2. farewell(adjective)ˌfɛərˈwɛl

    in order to say goodbye

    a farewell party


  1. farewell(Noun)

    A wish of happiness or welfare at parting, especially a permanent departure; the parting compliment; a goodbye; adieu.

  2. farewell(Noun)

    An act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something.

  3. farewell(Verb)

    To bid farewell or say goodbye

  4. farewell(Adjective)

    parting, valedictory, final

  5. farewell(Interjection)


    He said "Farewell!" and left.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farewell

    go well; good-by; adieu; -- originally applied to a person departing, but by custom now applied both to those who depart and those who remain. It is often separated by the pronoun; as, fare you well; and is sometimes used as an expression of separation only; as, farewell the year; farewell, ye sweet groves; that is, I bid you farewell

  2. Farewell(noun)

    a wish of happiness or welfare at parting; the parting compliment; a good-by; adieu

  3. Farewell(noun)

    act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something

  4. Farewell(adj)

    parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow



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`Farewell for ever!' she cried.

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