bid farewell
index leave (depart)

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  • bid farewell — say goodbye, depart from …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bid — bid1 [bid] vt. BADE, bidden, bidding; for vt. 3, 6, 8 & for vi., the pt. & pp. are always bid, bade or bid, bid [ME bidden, to ask, plead, pray < OE biddan < IE base * bheidh , to urge, compel; meaning and form merged with ME beden, to… …   English World dictionary

  • bid — (v.) probably a merger of two old words: The sense in bid farewell is from O.E. biddan to ask, entreat, pray, beseech; order; beg (class V strong verb, past tense bæd, past participle beden), from P.Gmc. *bidjan to pray, entreat (Cf. Ger. bitten… …   Etymology dictionary

  • farewell — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fond ▪ emotional, tearful ▪ sad ▪ silent ▪ I said a silent farewell to my home as I left for the city …   Collocations dictionary

  • bid — [c]/bɪd / (say bid) verb (bade /bæd / (say bad) or bad /bæd / (say bad) or, in certain contexts, bid, bidden or, in certain contexts, bid …   Australian English dictionary

  • bid — 01. Sony Corp. made an unsuccessful [bid] to take over MGM Studios. 02. Bob Dole made an unsuccessful [bid] for the presidency of the U.S. 03. Dick [bid] $100 on a bicycle at the auction, but it eventually sold for $150. 04. The [bidding] for a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • farewell — fare|well1 [ˌfeəˈwel US ˌfer ] n 1.) [U and C] old fashioned the action of saying goodbye ▪ Mourners gathered to bid farewell to the victims of the plane tragedy. ▪ a farewell speech 2.) farewell party/dinner/drink etc a party or dinner that you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • farewell — I. verb imperative Date: 14th century get along well used interjectionally to or by one departing II. noun Date: 14th century 1. a wish of well being at parting ; good bye 2. a. an act of departure ; leave taking …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • farewell — 1. noun a) A wish of happiness or welfare at parting, especially a permanent departure; the parting compliment; a goodbye; adieu. b) An act of departure; leave taking; a last look at, or reference to something. 2. adjective …   Wiktionary

  • farewell — noun 1 farewell party/drink a party or drink that you have because someone is leaving soon 2 (C, U) old fashioned an act of saying goodbye to someone : bid farewell to (=say goodbye to someone) 3 old fashioned used like goodbye when leaving… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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