Synonyms and Antonyms of farewell
1 an expression of good wishes at parting <the exchange student and her host family said their tearful farewells, promising to keep in touch> Synonyms adieu, au revoir, ave, bon voyage, congé (also congee), good-bye, GodspeedRelated Words leave-taking, send-offNear Antonyms greeting(s), salutation, salute; welcomeAntonyms hello
2 the act of leaving a place <before making his final farewell, the company president personally spoke to as many employees as he could> Synonyms decamping, decampment, departing, exit, exiting, departure, going, leave, leave-taking, lighting out, outgo, parting, quitting, walking outRelated Words flight, retirement, retreat, running away, withdrawal; diaspora, emigration, evacuation, exodus; embarkation, embarkment; disembarkation, egress; abandonment, forsaking, relinquishmentNear Antonyms coming; approach, entrance, ingressAntonyms advent, appearance, arrival
3 the act or process of two or more persons going off in different directions <our farewell was rushed, and we didn't say all that we wanted to before heading off to colleges at opposite ends of the country> Synonyms parting, leave-taking, separationRelated Words departure, egress, exit, exiting, exodus, going, leaving, quitting, running away; decamping, decampment, flight, withdrawal; abandonment, desertion, forsakingNear Antonyms reunion; arrival, greeting, salutation, welcome; gathering, joining, meeting
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