What does farewell mean?

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ˌfɛərˈwɛlfarewell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farewell, word of farewellnoun

    an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

  2. farewell, leave, leave-taking, partingnoun

    the act of departing politely

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

Wiktionary

  1. farewellnoun

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

  2. farewellnoun

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

  3. farewellverb

    To bid farewell or say goodbye

  4. farewelladjective

    parting, valedictory, final

  5. farewellinterjection

    goodbye

    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

    Etymology: [Fare (thou, you) + well.]

  2. Farewellnoun

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

    Etymology: [Fare (thou, you) + well.]

  3. Farewellnoun

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

    Etymology: [Fare (thou, you) + well.]

  4. Farewelladjective

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

    Etymology: [Fare (thou, you) + well.]

Freebase

  1. FAREWELL

    Farewell is Tomiko Van's first original studio album under the Avex Trax label. The album was released on March 29, 2006 with no singles released before it.

Editors Contribution

  1. farewell

    a good bye word

    Our juniors gave us a grand farewell.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of farewell in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of farewell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of farewell in a Sentence

  1. Faith Soloway:

    Making it into a musical in some ways just rescued it from being overly serious, we didn't want to tell a story of Maura's death that was a complete mourning, that was a sad farewell.

  2. Orlando Bloom:

    It's farewell from us as we're going home to be quarantined, we're coming home to the States. At least I'm coming home to the States because we want to get in before the quarantine.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    In many ways the Reagan love story was classic Hollywood, but it was unmistakably human too. Hands intertwined, Nancy and Ron rose to the pinnacle of political power, weathered cancer and personal heartbreak, and braved the depths of Alzheimer's cold embrace -- always together. I know every American felt Nancy's immense pain when she, kissing Ronnie's casket, mouthed a tearful farewell to the best friend she once said she couldn't imagine life without.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Farewell is a beautiful and a soft word and yet it is a horrible and a heavy thing too!

  5. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak:

    This is a year that's dedicated to Kobe Bryant and Kobe Bryant farewell.

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