Farewell definitions

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Used to express goodbye.
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Farewell is defined as goodbye.

An example of farewell is what a person might say when his friend embarks on a trip across the country.

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An acknowledgment at parting; a goodbye.
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The act of departing or taking leave.
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Used in parting with another or others, usually to express good wishes.
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Words spoken at parting, usually of good wishes.
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A leaving or going away.
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Parting; last; final.

A farewell gesture.

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Southernmost tip of Greenland.
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A wish of happiness or welfare at parting, especially a permanent departure; the parting compliment; a goodbye; adieu.
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An act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something.
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A farewell discourse.

The band's farewell tour.

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He said "Farewell!" and left.

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To bid farewell or say goodbye.
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Origin of farewell

From Middle English farewel, from fare wel!, an imperative expression, equivalent to fare (“to fare, travel, journey”) +‎ well. Cognate with Scots farewele, fairweill (“farewell”), West Frisian farwol (“farewell”), Dutch vaarwel (“farewell”), Danish farvel (“farewell”), Norwegian farvel (“farewell”), Swedish farväl (“farewell”), Faroese farvæl (“farewell”), Icelandic far vel (“farewell”).