ADJ. fond | emotional, tearful | sad | silent I said a silent farewell to my village as I left for the city. | final
VERB + FAREWELL bid sb/sth, say, wish sb We bade them a final farewell. | wave I waved farewell to my friends from the deck of the ship. | make The court dignitaries made their farewells to the emperor. | exchange They exchanged fond farewells at the railway station. | be Is this farewell or will we see each other again?
FAREWELL + NOUN appearance This famous warplane is about to make its farewell appearance. | address, speech | performance, tour the band's farewell tour | dinner, party | card, gift, present
PREP. in ~ He raised his hand in farewell. | ~ to She was sorry to bid farewell to Portugal.