valediction

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val·e·dic·tion

 (văl′ĭ-dĭk′shən)
n.
1. An act of bidding farewell; a leave-taking.
2. A speech or statement made as a farewell.
3. A word or phrase of farewell used to end a letter or message.

[From Latin valedictus, past participle of valedīcere, to say farewell : valē, farewell; see vale2 + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

valediction

(ˌvælɪˈdɪkʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of saying goodbye
2. any valedictory statement, speech, etc
[C17: from Latin valedīcere, from valē farewell + dīcere to say]

val•e•dic•tion

(ˌvæl ɪˈdɪk ʃən)

n.
1. an act of bidding farewell or taking leave.
2. an utterance made in bidding farewell or taking leave; valedictory.
[1605–15; < Latin valedictiō=valedic-, variant s. of valedīcere to bid farewell (vale farewell + dīcere to say) + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valediction - a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)valediction - a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
oratory - addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous); "he loved the sound of his own oratory"
2.valediction - the act of saying farewellvalediction - the act of saying farewell    
leave-taking, parting, farewell, leave - the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

valediction

noun farewell, goodbye, leave-taking, adieu, vale (Latin), sendoff (informal) She raised her hand in valediction.

valediction

noun
A separation of two or more people:
Translations

valediction

[ˌvælɪˈdɪkʃən] Ndespedida f

valediction

n
(form: = act) → Abschied m; (= words)Abschiedsworte pl; (= speech)Abschiedsrede f
(US Sch) → Abschieds- or Entlassungsrede f

valediction

[ˌvælɪˈdɪkʃn] n (frm) → discorso di commiato
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Remember me to him, and give our kind regards to his wife.
A faint sketch of the lines Time intended to engrave on Gertrude's brow appeared there as she read the letter; but she hastened to give the admiral's kind regards to her host and hostess, and discussed her mother's health feelingly with them.
Goggles, and tell him, `Pa's kind regards, and hopes his leg's better; and will he lend him his spirit-level?
Mr Lenville presents his kind regards to Mr Johnson, and will feel obliged if he will inform him at what hour tomorrow morning it will be most convenient to him to meet Mr L.
Please, if you should see him, give him your Little Dorrit's kind regard.
In the meanwhile, Hawkeye, who looked on this burst of youthful feeling with a cool but kind regard made the following reply:
Some signed "with love" or "all my love" and some just kind regards.
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Thanks again, kind regards, MR and MRS CARTER, from Thornaby
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Kind regards and good luck" - The message outgoing Treasury minister Liam Byrne left for his successor, David Laws.