Farewell in a sentence

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Definition of Farewell

  • Go well; good-by; adieu; -- originally applied to a person departing, but by custom now applied both to those who depart and those who remain. It is often separated by the pronoun; as, fare you well; and is sometimes used as an expression of separation only; as, farewell the year; farewell, ye sweet groves; that is, I bid you farewell.
  • A wish of happiness or welfare at parting; the parting compliment; a good-by; adieu.
  • Act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something.
  • Parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow.
  • the act of departing politely
  • an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

How to use farewell in a sentence. Farewell pronunciation.

In his ears he heard the voice that had called him in his sleep-the voice of Benn Claridge; and, at the same instant, there flashed into his mind a picture of himself fighting outside the tavern beyond Hamley and bidding farewell to the girl at the crossroads.
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As he turned his course to the Nile, and crossed over the great bridge, there went clanking by in chains a hundred conscripts, torn from their homes in the Fayoum, bidding farewell for ever to their friends, receiving their last offerings, for they had no hope of return.
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Finding himself falling in love with Elena, Insarov determines to go away like Lancelot, without saying farewell.
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Again, I bid you all an affectionate farewell.
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On her arrival at Brannan the formal transfer was solemnly made; and the Empress bade farewell to all her Austrian household, retaining in her service only her first lady of honor, Madame de Lajanski, who had reared her and never been absent from her.
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Notwithstanding the apparent submission with which she had bidden farewell to her Austrian household, it is certain that she had strong prejudices, not only against her own household, but also against that of the Emperor, and never addressed a gracious word to the persons in the Emperor's personal service.
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Well, farewell; I am in great haste now. QUICKLY.
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Farewell, my hearts; I will to my honest knight Falstaff, and drink canary with him.
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Be not amaz'd; call all your senses to you; defend your reputation, or bid farewell to your good life for ever.
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Farewell, gentle mistress; farewell, Nan.
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On the 24th, he came back to the ship, accompanied by Korte, who bade them an affectionate farewell.
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Washington wrote a farewell address to the army which he had led so long.
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On the 4th of December he met the principal officers of the army at New York to bid them farewell.
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He entered the barge, and raising his hat, he waved them farewell; and they, with the same loving gesture, watched the barge push off, and turned away.
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Being then aware of this, and afraid lest they should do the same by his body, he hurried himself, and bade farewell to the monks in the outer mountain; and coming to the inner mountain, where he was wont to abide, after a few months he grew sick, and calling those who were by-and there were two of them who had remained there within fifteen years, exercising themselves and ministering to him on account of his old age-he said to them, "I indeed go the way of the fathers, as it is written, for I perceive that I am called by the Lord." . . .
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Why dost thou depart without a farewell?
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But the Ishmaelites, coming by tribes, 200 and 300 at a time, and sometimes even 1,000, deny, with shouts, the error of their fathers; and breaking in pieces, before that great illuminator, the images which they had worshipped, and renouncing the orgies of Venus (for they had received from ancient times the worship of that daemon), they receive the divine sacraments, and take laws from that holy tongue, bidding farewell to their ancestral rites, and renouncing the eating of wild asses and camels.
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Then with this fair mysterious face clinging to his memory, and it may be never leaving it, Godric took his mother safe home, and delivered her to his father, and bade them both after awhile farewell, and wandered across England to Penrith, and hung about the churches there, till some kinsmen of his recognised him, and gave him a psalter (he must have taught himself to read upon his travels), which he learnt by heart.
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I will pray for you asking divine assistance and then say farewell.
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On all was the tragic word farewell; that and nothing more.
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Examples of Farewell

Example #1
David looked at Kaid as though he would read in his face the reply that he must make, but he did not see Kaid; he saw, rather, the face of one he had loved more than Jonathan had been loved by the young shepherd-prince of Israel.
Example #2
What Joseph the Israelite did, thou canst do; for I am no more unjust than was that Rameses whom Joseph served.
Example #3
He looked at their haggard and dusty faces, at their excoriated ankles, and his eyes closed in pain.
Example #4
His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
Example #5
Elena, however, meets him in a thunderstorm-not so sinister a storm as the Aeneas adventure in "Torrents of Spring"-and says "I am braver than you.
Example #6
For in real life ruffians are surprisingly unwilling to play this complaisant role.