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
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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. 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.

  2. Robert Burns:

    Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me.

  3. Haimer abdou:

    In praise of nothingness, there is no happiness in farewell, nor in waiting.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  5. Connick Jr.:

    I think everybody thinks that( ‘ American Idol ’ will come back,) i think they said that. That’s why they called it the ‘ Farewell Season ’ not the final season. I would think at some point … it was still getting 12 million viewers so I would bring it back, wouldn't you ?

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