1. [ noun ] an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
Synonyms: word_of_farewell
Related terms: acknowledgment adieu good_night good_morning good_afternoon bon_voyage
2. [ adjective ] of a speech expressing leave-taking
Synonyms: valedictory

"a valedictory address"

Related terms: exaugural
3. [ noun ] the act of departing politely
Synonyms: parting leave-taking leave

"he disliked long farewells" "he took his leave" "parting is such sweet sorrow"

Related terms: departure valediction leave leave separate
Similar spelling:   Farwell