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Used to express farewell.
[Spanish adiós, from a Diós, to God : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + Dios, God (from Latin deus; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots).]
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adios(ˌædɪˈɒs; Spanish aˈðjos)
[literally: to God]
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ad•i•os(ˌæd iˈoʊs, ˌɑ di-)
[1830–40, Amer.; < Sp adiós literally, to God; compare adieu]
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A Spanish word for farewell. The literal meaning is (I commend you) to God.
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|Noun||1.||adios - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"|
bye-bye, cheerio, good day, goodby, good-by, goodbye, good-bye, sayonara, so long, adieu, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye
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