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Definition of farewell:

  1. A wish of happiness or welfare at parting; the parting compliment; a good- by; adieu.
  2. Act of departure; leave- taking; a last look at, or reference to something.
  3. 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.
  4. Parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow.


leave of absence, good-by, parting salutation, part, valedictory, valediction, approach, word of farewell, leave, leave-taking, departure, good-bye, adieu, parting, goodbye.

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