Origin of Godspeedcontr. of God speed you: see speed, transitive verb
Godspeed is defined as success and good fortune.
An example of godspeed is what someone tells a relative who's going traveling.
Used to wish someone success or good fortune, as on a journey.
Origin of GodspeedFrom Middle English God spede (you) may God prosper (you) God god ; see god . spede third person sing. present subjunctive of speden to prosper ( from Old English spēdan ) ( from spēd success ; see speed . )
- Alternative capitalization of Godspeed.
- At most, they give only a cheap vote, and a feeble countenance and Godspeed, to the right, as it goes by them.