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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. 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. Brad Richardson:

    A young woman that was there with him, as she was bidding him farewell, slipped a few apple seeds from her dessert into his jacket pocket, and suggested that he plant those when he reached the Northwest.

  4. Eric Rassbach:

    The Pledge-in the tradition of Washington's Farewell Address or Lincoln's Gettysburg Address-is not a prayer to God, but a statement about who we are as a nation. Dissenters have every right to sit out the Pledge, but they can't silence everyone else.

  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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