good-by definition

  • interjection:
    • Alternative spelling of goodbye.
  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of goodbye.
    • Farewell; a type of address used at parting. Begin to see the last Note under by, preparation.
    • A farewell: as, to say or bid good-by; to utter a hearty good-by; whenever good-bys were said.
    • a farewell remark
    • a farewell comment
  • others:
    • Jesus be with you: initially a pious kind of valediction, found in its full relevance, the good news is only conventional formula without meaning, made use of at parting.
    • Synonyms Adieu, Farewell, etc. See adieu.
    • Valedictory; parting.

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