Definitions for goodbye
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word goodbye
adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so long(noun)
a farewell remark
"they said their good-byes"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
used when sb is leaving or ending a telephone conversation; = bye
Goodbye! See you tomorrow.
an act of leaving or ending a phone conversation
a long goodbye; We said goodbye and hung up.
indicates a group of people say goodbye
There were tears as we said our goodbyes.
An utterance of goodbye, the wishing of farewell to someone.
John gave Rebecca a goodbye to wish her luck on her holiday.
farewell; a formula used to another person or persons when the speaker or writer or person addressed is departing.
Origin: From earlier Godby, Godby'e, Godbwye, God b'w'y, God bwy yee, God buy you, God be wi' you: each a progressively shorter contraction of , with change of God to good by confusion with good morning, good day, etc.
"Goodbye" is a song by the Spice Girls, later included on their third studio album, Forever. It was released by Virgin Records on 14 December 1998 as a Christmas single, along with a previously unreleased song, "Christmas Wrapping". The song was written by the Spice Girls, Richard Stannard, and Matt Rowe, and is the group's first song without the vocals of Geri Halliwell.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'goodbye' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4069
Translations for goodbye
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an expression used when leaving someone
Goodbye; – it was good of you to visit us; sad goodbyes.
- tot siensAfrikaans
- إلى اللقاءArabic
- adeusPortuguese (BR)
- na shledanouCzech
- Auf Wiedersehen, das LebewohlGerman
- αντίο! (επιφ.)Greek
- au revoir, adieuFrench
- zbogom, doviđenjaCroatian
- Isten vele(d)!, viszontlátásra!Hungarian
- selamat berpisahIndonesian
- vertu sællIcelandic
- arrivederci; addioItalian
- 안녕히 계십시오Korean
- uz redzēšanos! sveiki! ardievasLatvian
- selamat tinggalMalay
- dag, tot ziens; afscheidDutch
- adjø, farvel, på gjensynNorwegian
- Do widzenia!, pożegnaniePolish
- خدای په امانPashto
- La revedere!, Rămas bun!Romanian
- до свидания; прощаниеRussian
- na svidenje; slovoSlovenian
- Allahaısmarladık; Güle güleTurkish
- 再見Chinese (Trad.)
- до побачення!Ukrainian
- lời chào tạm biệtVietnamese
- 再见Chinese (Simp.)
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