au revoir

noun au re·voir \ ˌȯr-ə-ˈvwär , French ōr(-ə)-vwär \

Definition of au revoir

: goodbye often used interjectionally

Examples of au revoir in a Sentence

  1. the noise of the street was so loud that the quieter au revoirs of her friends went unheard

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Origin and Etymology of au revoir

French, literally, till seeing again

au revoir Synonyms

Synonyms
adieu, good–bye, ave, bon voyage, congé (also congee), farewell, Godspeed
Antonyms
hello
Related Words
leave-taking, send-off
Near Antonyms
greeting (s), salutation, salute; welcome


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