Definitions for godspeedˈgɒdˈspid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. good fortune; success (used as a wish to a person starting on a journey, a new venture, etc.).

Origin of Godspeed:

1250–1300; ME, in the phrase God spede may God prosper (you). See God , speed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Godspeed(noun)

    a successful journey

    "they wished him Godspeed"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godspeed(noun)

    success; prosperous journeying; -- a contraction of the phrase, "God speed you."


  1. Godspeed

    Godspeed, under Captain Bartholomew Gosnold, was one of the three ships on the 1606-1607 voyage to the New World for the English Virginia Company of London. The journey resulted in the founding of Jamestown in the new Colony of Virginia.


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