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Ways of saying goodbye - thesaurus

Synonyms

goodbye

interjection

used when you are leaving someone or when someone is leaving you, or when you are finishing a telephone call. Bye is a more informal word and is a more common way of saying goodbye to a friend or to someone you know well

bye

interjection

goodbye

good night

interjection

used for saying goodbye to someone in the evening or at night, or before they go to bed at night

au revoir

interjection

the French word for ‘goodbye

adios

interjection

the Spanish word for ‘goodbye

cheerio

interjection

Britishinformal goodbye

see you

used for saying goodbye to someone who you know when you expect to see them again soon

all the best

used when saying goodbye, in order to wish someone success, good health, and happiness for the future

cheers

interjection

Britishinformal goodbye

have a nice day

used for saying goodbye to someone, especially to a customer in a shop, restaurant etc

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More synonyms

adieu

interjection

literary used for saying goodbye

aloha

interjection

hello or goodbye: used especially by people who live in Hawaii

bon voyage

interjection

used for telling someone who is leaving that you hope they have a pleasant journey

bye-bye

interjection

goodbye

catch you later

used for saying goodbye to someone when you expect to see them soon, or later the same day

ciao

interjection

spoken goodbye

farewell

interjection

old-fashioned used for saying goodbye to someone when you do not expect to see them again for a long time

God bless (you)

used for showing that you care about someone, especially when you are saying goodbye to them

good afternoon

interjection

formal used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the afternoon

good day

interjection

Britishold-fashioned used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the morning or afternoon

good morning

interjection

formal used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the morning

good morrow

an old phrase meaninggood morning

(I’ll) be seeing you

used for saying goodbye to someone who you know, when you are not sure when you will see them again

later

interjection

mainly Americanspoken used for saying goodbye to someone who you will see later

look after yourself

Britishspoken used for saying goodbye to someone you know well

mind how you go

used for saying goodbye to someone who you know well

nice to meet you

used for greeting someone when you meet them for the first time, or for saying goodbye to them on that occasion

nice to see you

used for greeting or saying goodbye to someone who you already know

night

noun

spoken used for saying goodbye or good night when you leave someone at night

sayonara

interjection

the Japanese word for ‘goodbye

see you around

spoken used for saying goodbye to someone when you are not sure when you will meet them again

see you later

used for saying goodbye to someone who you know when you expect to see them again soon, especially later the same day

Shalom

interjection

used as a way of saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’.. Shalom is the Hebrew word for ‘peace’.

so long

used for saying goodbye to someone who you know well

take care

spoken used for saying goodbye to someone in a friendly way

take it easy

mainly Americanspoken used for saying goodbye to someone

ta-ta

interjection

informal goodbye

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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