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Used to wish someone success or good fortune, as on a journey.
[From Middle English God spede (you), may God prosper (you) : God, god; see god + spede, third person sing. present subjunctive of speden, to prosper (from Old English spēdan, from spēd, success; see speed).]
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an expression of one's good wishes for a person's success and safety
[C15: from God spede may God prosper (you)]
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good fortune; success (used as a wish to a person starting on a journey, a new venture, etc.).
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|Noun||1.||Godspeed - a successful journey; "they wished him Godspeed"|
success - an event that accomplishes its intended purpose; "let's call heads a success and tails a failure"; "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"
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