[ UK /ɐdjˈuː/ ]
[ US /əˈdu/ ]
  1. a farewell remark
    they said their good-byes
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How To Use adieu In A Sentence

  • bid adieu to sb.
  • Rome and her iniquities; the streets, deserted by the people, were trodden by French patrols; all was silent as the grave itself; and not a friend was there to bid them adieu; not a relative to speak a consoling word to the departing; and none to acquaint the unfortunates who remained behind with their terrible calamity! Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber Or The Influence of Romanism on Trade, Justice, and Knowledge
  • We arrived back in Baku around 7: 30, bid our adieus and returned to our respective sites. Archive 2008-06-01
  • Furthermore, although his chanson Congié je prens de vous ends with the line ‘adieu Dordrecht, jusque au revoir’, so far it has not been proved that he stayed in Dordrecht. Archive 2009-06-01
  • What better a way to spend a cold winter night than in front of the computer with a bottle of Scotch and box of Kleenex writing gushing adieus to those you love?
  • Here she was at thirty-eight, beautiful and admired; and all that she seemed to have got from her lovers were approaches and adieus.
  • So, dear world, whose dearness I have never truly known, I bid you adieu. Suicide Draft
  • Big Butch Brewster, to whom the billet-doux was addressed in T. Haviland Hicks, Jr.'s, familiar scrawl, tore open the envelope, and while the squad listened, he read aloud the message left by that sunny-souled youth; "DEAR BUTCH: "Coach Corridan will have to use the alarm clock from now on! I'm called away on business. See that my stuff gets to Bannister O.K. Stow it in the room next to yours. I'll be back at college some time in the next century. Give my adieux to Coach Corridan and the squad. T. Haviland Hicks Senior
  • If it is a clear, cold night, the clicking of their wooden shoes may be heard for some time; but if it is damp weather, the sound is stifled, and after a few moments the faint echo of an "adieu" or Christmas greeting is all that can be heard around the church as the beadle closes it. In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II Christmas Tales from 'Round the World
  • All preparations having been slowly completed the day for departure arrived, and Chin, with much bowing and ceremonial posturing, having wished his wife and little son adieu, embarked with Wang, taking the equivalent of five thousand dollars [2] in sycee shoes and gold-dust, and amidst valedictory fusillades of fire-crackers, as well as a beating of gongs, the flotilla cast off and sailed away down river. Life and sport in China Second Edition
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