send-off

NOUN
  1. a start given to contestants
    I was there with my parents at the kickoff
  2. an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
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  • But I go in for lettin 'folks believe what they've got a mind to; an' when it cornea t 'buryin' 'em it's only square t 'give 'em th' sort of send-off that they'd really like. The Aztec Treasure-House
  • We had a send-off for them at the weekend and let off Chinese lanterns in their honour. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fellow soldiers yesterday bombarded army chatrooms to talk about the send-off. The Sun
  • Fellow soldiers yesterday bombarded army chatrooms to talk about the send-off. The Sun
  • She was given a good send-off at the airport.
  • The send-off also involved white horses and limos. The Sun
  • When CMDR Leggatt crossed the gangway for the last time, there was no piping party or salutes, but there was a final send-off.
  • Neither of the two young batsmen thought to be top of the queue eventually to replace the aging Australian top order, were able to make a compelling case for early inclusion with Bresnan, occasionally wayward, turning Callum Ferguson inside out, and Shahzad snaring Usman Khawaja, offering him an unendearing send-off in the process. Ashes 2010: England's back-up bowlers state claims against Australia A
  • Fellow soldiers yesterday bombarded army chatrooms to talk about the send-off. The Sun
  • One of Calderdale's most colourful characters got the send-off he wanted when a barge carrying his coffin ferried him to his final resting place.
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