What does farewell mean?

Definitions for farewell
ˌfɛərˈwɛlfarewell

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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"

Wiktionary

  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)

    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. Farewell(noun)

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

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

  3. Farewell(noun)

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

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

  4. Farewell(adj)

    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  

How to pronounce farewell?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say farewell in sign language?

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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. Thor Halvorssen:

    El Sexto has become a prominent target of the Cuban regime because his graffiti art is one of the elite’s most feared methods of protest as it exposes their true nature, el Sexto’s art unmasks the tyranny in ways white papers and press accounts cannot. Now that Castro will receive a pompous farewell, the regime will take measures to silence all voices for democracy and to drown out calls for reform.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  3. Richard Bach:

    Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again after a moment or lifetime is certain for those who are friends.

  4. Marie Antoinette:

    I pardon all my enemies the evils that they have done me. I bid farewell to my aunts and to all my brothers and sisters. I had friends. The idea of being forever separated from them and from all their troubles is one of the greatest sorrows that I suffer in dying. Let them at least know that to my latest moment I thought of them.

  5. Daniel Rye:

    It was terrible. It was a death letter, a farewell to his family, if I were to think of the letter every day, then I would be a wreck today.

Images & Illustrations of farewell

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