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good·byeor good-bye also good-by (go͝od-bī′)
Used to express an acknowledgment of parting.
n. pl. good·byes or good-byes also good-bys
1. An acknowledgment at parting, especially by saying "goodbye."
2. An act of parting or leave-taking: many sad goodbyes.
[Alteration (influenced by good day) of God be with you.]
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interj., n., pl. -byes. interj.
1. (a conventional expression used at parting.)n.
2. an act of saying good-bye; farewell.
[1565–75; contraction of God be with ye]
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|Noun||1.||good-by - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"|
bye-bye, cheerio, good day, goodby, goodbye, good-bye, sayonara, so long, adieu, adios, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye
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