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1. farewell

noun. ['ˌfɛrˈwɛl'] an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting.

Synonyms

  • bye
  • acknowledgment
  • arrivederci
  • good afternoon
  • adios
  • sayonara
  • cheerio
  • morning
  • word of farewell
  • acknowledgement
  • bon voyage
  • good night
  • good-bye
  • good day
  • goodby
  • goodbye
  • afternoon
  • au revoir
  • good-by
  • send-off
  • adieu
  • so long
  • auf wiedersehen
  • bye-bye

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • birth
  • inactive
  • enter

Etymology

  • farewel (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Say Farewell

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  • clientele
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  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
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  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

2. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] express in words.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • articulate
  • enunciate
  • give
  • express
  • announce
  • introduce
  • sum
  • give tongue to
  • observe
  • present
  • respond
  • verbalize
  • lay out
  • sum up
  • vocalize
  • verbalise
  • summarise
  • remark
  • represent
  • reply
  • add
  • precede
  • misstate
  • utter
  • append
  • state
  • supply
  • note
  • preface
  • mention
  • summarize
  • tell
  • premise
  • explain
  • vocalise
  • declare

Antonyms

  • explode
  • stay
  • inelasticity
  • forbid

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] report or maintain.

Synonyms

  • asseverate
  • plead
  • assert
  • aver
  • allege

Antonyms

  • implicit
  • local
  • slow
  • unplug

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] express a supposition.

Synonyms

  • suppose

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • arrive

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] have or contain a certain wording or form.

Synonyms

  • read
  • feature

Antonyms

  • detach
  • phase out
  • end

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.

Synonyms

  • enjoin
  • order
  • direct
  • tell
  • instruct
  • command
  • warn
  • request
  • send for
  • call

Antonyms

  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in
  • stand still

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • lisp
  • articulate
  • explode
  • enunciate
  • accent
  • speak
  • misspeak
  • palatalise
  • subvocalize
  • vowelise
  • voice
  • round
  • roll
  • mispronounce
  • verbalize
  • click
  • vocalize
  • verbalise
  • sibilate
  • trill
  • nasalize
  • aspirate
  • palatalize
  • devoice
  • labialise
  • talk
  • enounce
  • labialize
  • vowelize
  • sound
  • sound out
  • mouth
  • stress
  • pronounce
  • accentuate
  • utter
  • nasalise
  • raise
  • subvocalise
  • lilt
  • retroflex
  • syllabise
  • vocalise
  • syllabize
  • drawl
  • flap

Antonyms

  • voice
  • unarticulated
  • deny
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] communicate or express nonverbally.

Antonyms

  • written

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. say

verb. ['ˈseɪ'] utter aloud.

Synonyms

  • verbalize
  • express
  • verbalise
  • give tongue to

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. say

noun. ['ˈseɪ'] the chance to speak.

Synonyms

  • opportunity

Antonyms

  • dock
  • get on

Etymology

  • saie (English)
  • saga (English)
  • seyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word say-farewell


1. Noun Phrase
Following the eulogy, Christian funerals move to the graveside, where there is a reading from scripture, prayers for the bereaved and a chance to say farewell before the coffin is lowered into the ground.

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