good–bye

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noun \gu̇d-ˈbī, gə(d)-\

Definition of good–bye

  1. 1 :  a concluding remark or gesture at parting —often used interjectionally

  2. 2 :  a taking of leave <a tearful good–bye>

Variants of good–bye

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good–by

Origin and Etymology of good–bye

alteration of God be with you


First Known Use: circa 1580



GOOD–BYE Defined for Kids

1

good–bye

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interjection \gu̇d-ˈbī\

Definition of good–bye for Students

  1. —used to express good wishes to someone who is leaving

Variants of good–bye

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good–by

\gu̇d-ˈbī\

2

good–bye

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noun

Definition of good–bye for Students

  1. :  a remark made when someone is leaving

Variants of good–bye

or

good–by


Learn More about good–bye

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of good–bye


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