A wish of happiness or safety at parting, especially a permanent departure
Success; prosperous journeying; - a contraction of the phrase, "God speed you."
‘Receive him not into house, neither bid him God speed.’;
A departure; the act of leaving
a successful journey;
‘they wished him Godspeed’;
Parting, valedictory, final.
‘a farewell discourse;’; ‘the band's farewell tour’;
‘He said "Farewell!" and left.’;
To bid farewell or say goodbye.
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; and is sometimes used as an expression of separation only; as, farewell the year; farewell, ye sweet groves; that is, I bid you farewell.
‘So farewell hope, and with hope, farewell fear.’; ‘Fare thee well! and if forever,Still forever fare thee well.’;
A wish of happiness or welfare at parting; the parting compliment; a good-by; adieu.
Act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something.
‘And takes her farewell of the glorious sun.’; ‘Before I take my farewell of the subject.’;
Parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow.
‘Leans in his spear to take his farewell view.’;
an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
the act of departing politely;
‘he disliked long farewells’; ‘he took his leave’; ‘parting is such sweet sorrow’;