[n] the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
[n] an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
farewell Poems and Poetry
leave, leave-taking, parting, word of farewell
acknowledgement, acknowledgment, adieu, adios, afternoon, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bon voyage, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, departure, going, going away, good afternoon, good day, good morning, good night, goodby, good-by, goodbye, good-bye, leaving, morning, sayonara, send-off, so long, valediction