Godspeed

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God·​speed | \ ˈgäd-ˈspēd How to pronounce Godspeed (audio) \

Definition of Godspeed

: a prosperous journey : success bade him Godspeed

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Examples of Godspeed in a Sentence

a hearty Godspeed was extended to all the departing troops

First Known Use of Godspeed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Godspeed

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

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The first known use of Godspeed was in the 15th century

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“Godspeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Godspeed. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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Godspeed

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English Language Learners Definition of Godspeed

formal + old-fashioned used to wish success to someone who is going away sometimes used as an interjection

Godspeed

noun
God·​speed | \ ˈgäd-ˈspēd How to pronounce Godspeed (audio) \

Kids Definition of Godspeed

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

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