What does goodbye mean?

Definitions for goodbye
good·bye

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so longnoun

    a farewell remark

    "they said their good-byes"

Wiktionary

  1. goodbyenoun

    An utterance of goodbye, the wishing of farewell to someone.

    John gave Rebecca a goodbye to wish her luck on her holiday.

  2. goodbyeinterjection

    farewell; a formula used to another person or persons when the speaker or writer or person addressed is departing.

  3. Etymology: 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.

Wikipedia

  1. Goodbye

    Goodbye is a song by English/Australian soft rock duo Air Supply, from their twelfth album The Vanishing Race. Released as a single in 1993, it was an Adult Contemporary chart hit, peaking at #48. In the UK, the song peaked at #66. The song was more successful in Asia, particularly in the Philippines and Indonesia.

ChatGPT

  1. goodbye

    Goodbye is a farewell expression used when parting from someone or leaving a place, indicating a final and permanent departure or ending of a conversation or relationship. It is used to bid farewell, express good wishes, and to bring closure to a social interaction or encounter.

Wikidata

  1. Goodbye

    "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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'goodbye' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4069

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goodbye in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goodbye in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of goodbye in a Sentence

  1. Gregory Cheadle:

    It was sad that Herman Cain died, but even more sad that Herman Cain was not given any honor by the Republican Party, it was like,' Herman Cain's dead. No problem. Goodbye.'.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Look at the magnificence of love, at this heavenly dusk, wind is singing the song of joy, the sun is kissing the ocean. Saying goodbye for the night, promising to wake her up at the dawn of life, with the touch of his warmth and light.

  3. Tim Jones:

    At this time, we need to use all our strength to say goodbye to our grandchildren and be allowed privacy to grieve.

  4. Colombian Victor Escobar:

    I'm not saying goodbye, just' see you later,'.

  5. Chief William Quigley:

    Ana got ready and kissed him goodbye and told him to go back to sleep.

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Translations for goodbye

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  • абзиараҙыAbkhaz
  • totsiensAfrikaans
  • بَاي بَاي, وَدَاعًا, مَعَ السَّلَامَة, إِلَى اللِّقَاء, بسلامة, فِي أَمَانِ اللهArabic
  • güle güle, xudafizAzerbaijani
  • да паба́чэнняBelarusian
  • дови́жданеBulgarian
  • kenavoBreton
  • adéu-siau, adéuCatalan, Valencian
  • rozloučení, na shledanou, sbohemCzech
  • [[hwyl]] [[fawr]]Welsh
  • farvelDanish
  • auf Wiederhören, bis bald, auf Wiedersehen, tschau, bis später, tschüss, auf WiederschauenGerman
  • hede nyuieEwe
  • αποχαιρετισμός, αντίοGreek
  • adiaŭo, adiaŭEsperanto
  • adiós, hasta la vista, nos vemos, hasta pronto, hasta luegoSpanish
  • head aega, nägemistEstonian
  • agurBasque
  • بدرود, خدا نگهدار, خداحافظPersian
  • jäähyväiset, hyvästi, hyvästit, kuulemiin, näkemiinFinnish
  • moceFijian
  • farvælFaroese
  • au revoir, adieuFrench
  • slán agat, slán leatIrish
  • soraidh, beannachd leat, beannachd leibhScottish Gaelic
  • adeus, deica logoGalician
  • આવજોGujarati
  • שָׁלוֹם, לְהִתְרָאוֹתHebrew
  • सत श्री अकाल, ख़ुदा हाफ़िज़, राम-राम, नमस्तेHindi
  • istenhozzád, viszlát, viszontlátásra, búcsúszóHungarian
  • հաջողություն, ցտեսությունArmenian
  • adeoInterlingua
  • dag, bye-bye, selamat jalan, bye, selamat tinggalIndonesian
  • kōmẹsiaIgbo
  • til rividoIdo
  • vertu sæll, bæ, bless, vertu sælIcelandic
  • ciao, arrivederci, arrivederla, addioItalian
  • ᓴᐃᒧInuktitut
  • 失礼します, バイバイ, またね, では, さようなら, じゃあ, それでは, じゃ、またJapanese
  • ნახვამდისGeorgian
  • хош болKazakh
  • bajKalaallisut, Greenlandic
  • លាហើយKhmer
  • ವಿದಾಯKannada
  • 안녕히 계세요, 안녕, 잘 있어, 안녕히 가세요, 잘 가Korean
  • خوا حافیز, خواحافیزی, خوات له‌گه‌ڵKurdish
  • кош болKyrgyz
  • salve, ave, valeLatin
  • äddiLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • weerabaGanda
  • ລາກ່ອນເດ, ສະບາຍດີLao
  • viso geroLithuanian
  • uz redzēšanos, atā, sveiks, visu labuLatvian
  • hei konā, haere rā, hei konā rāMāori
  • со здра́вје, ча́о, довидување, пријатноMacedonian
  • баяртайMongolian
  • selamat jalan, ucapan selamat tinggal, jumpa lagi, selamat tinggalMalay
  • saħħa, ċaw, ċaw ċawMaltese
  • tot ziens, doei, houdoe, dagDutch
  • adjø, snakkes, hadet, avskjed, hadet bra, hei, farvel, ses, ha detNorwegian
  • hágoóneeʼ, ánááʼahidiiłtsééh, nááʼahideeltsééhNavajo, Navaho
  • giga-waabaminOjibwe, Ojibwa
  • pożegnanie, do widzeniaPolish
  • adeus, passe-bem, até-logo, tchauPortuguese
  • a revairRomansh
  • la revedere, paRomanian
  • прощание, ча́о, до встре́чи, бай-ба́й, счастли́во, увидеться, пока́, до свида́нья, всего́ до́брого, до свида́ния, с бо́гомRussian
  • pozdrav, do viđenja, збогом, до виђења, довиђења, doviđenja, zbogom, поздравSerbo-Croatian
  • ආයුබෝවන්, ආයුබෝSinhala, Sinhalese
  • zbohom, do videniaSlovak
  • nasvídenje, adíjo, sréčno, zbógom, lép pozdràv, čáoSlovene
  • mirë u pafshim, mirupafshimAlbanian
  • farväl, hej då, adjö, hejSwedish
  • tuonane tena, majaliwea, kwaheri, baibaiSwahili
  • சென்று வருகிறேன்Tamil
  • падруд, худо ҳофизTajik
  • ลา ก่อน, สวัสดีThai
  • güle güle, hoşlaşmaTurkmen
  • paalamTagalog
  • hoşça kalın, Allah'a ısmarladık, güle güleTurkish
  • сау булыгыз, исән булыгыз, хушыгызTatar
  • خوش ئەمىسە, خوشUyghur, Uighur
  • до поба́ченняUkrainian
  • نمستے, خدا حافظUrdu
  • xayrUzbek
  • xin chào, tạm biệtVietnamese
  • adyö, leditVolapük
  • årveyWalloon
  • hamba kahleXhosa
  • זייַ געזונטYiddish
  • 再見Chinese
  • hamba kahleZulu

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