Godspeed

noun God·speed \ ˈgäd-ˈspēd \

Definition of Godspeed

: a prosperous journey : success
  • bade him Godspeed

Examples of godspeed in a Sentence

  1. a hearty Godspeed was extended to all the departing troops

Origin and Etymology of godspeed

Middle English god speid, from the phrase God spede you God prosper you

godspeed Synonyms

Antonyms

hello;

Near Antonyms

greeting(s), salutation, salute;

welcome;

Related Words

leave-taking, send-off;


GODSPEED Defined for Kids

Godspeed

noun God·speed \ ˈgäd-ˈspēd \

Definition of Godspeed for Students

: a wish for success given to a person who is going away


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