emotional, tearful

I said a silent farewell to my home as I left for the city.

final, last
bid sb/sth, say, wish sb

We bade them a final farewell.


I waved farewell to my friends from the deck of the ship.


The families made their farewells to each other.

give sb

The team was given an emotional farewell by a crowd of 500 000.


They exchanged fond farewells at the station.


Is this farewell or will we see each other again?


This famous warplane is about to make its farewell appearance.

address, speech
ceremony, concert, performance, tour

the band's farewell tour

dinner, party
gift, present
letter, note

a farewell letter to my family


Let me give her a farewell kiss.

in farewell

He raised his hand in farewell.

farewell to

She was sorry to bid farewell to Portugal.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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