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kiss sb goodbye/good night etc
▪ Kiss Daddy good night.
say hello/goodbye
▪ I came to say goodbye.
wave (sb) goodbye (=say goodbye to someone by waving to them)
▪ The nurses came out to wave Grandad goodbye.
kiss goodbye to sth/kiss sth goodbye
wave sth goodbye/wave goodbye to sth

interj. (l en farewell Farewell); a formula used to another person or persons when the speaker, writer, or person addressed is departing. n. An utterance of goodbye, the wishing of farewell to someone.


n. a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes" [syn: adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, good day, sayonara, so long]

Goodbye (Cream album)

Goodbye (also called Goodbye Cream) is the fourth and final studio album by the British rock band Cream. The album was released in Europe by Polydor Records and by Atco Records in the United States, debuting in Billboard on 15 February 1969. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom and # 2 in the United States. A single, " Badge", was subsequently released from the album a month later (see 1969 in music). The album was released after Cream disbanded in November 1968.

Goodbye (Spice Girls song)

"Goodbye" is a song recorded by British girl group Spice Girls. It was written by the Spice Girls, Richard Stannard and Matt Rowe, while it was produced by the latter two. The song became the group's first song without the vocals of Geri Halliwell. It was released by Virgin Records on 11 December 1998 as a Christmas single, along with the B-side, " Christmas Wrapping".

"Goodbye" was a commercial success, peaking at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and making the Spice Girls the first act to have three consecutive Christmas number-one singles since The Beatles.


Goodbye is a parting phrase. It is a contraction of God be with ye. Goodbye may also refer to:

Goodbye (Alma Čardžić song)

"Goodbye" was the Bosnian and Herzegovinian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1997, performed in Bosnian (despite the English of the title) by Alma Čardžić.

Written and composed by Milić Vukašinović, the song was performed 14th on the night, following Estonia's Maarja with " Keelatud maa" and preceding Portugal's Célia Lawson with " Antes do adeus".

The uptempo song's lyrics are a plea from the singer to her lover not to end their relationship. She suggests a series of things which he could do, just as long as he doesn't "say the two words, which mean it's over" (the two words being "Goodbye, darling" - "Zbogom ljubavi" in Bosnian).

Due to the expansion of the Contest, the 1998 Contest was only open to countries with high average placings - and Bosnia and Herzegovina's entry did not achieve such. Thus, the song was replaced as Bosnian and Herzegovinian representative in the 1999 Contest by Dino and Béatrice with " Putnici".

Category:Eurovision songs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Category:Eurovision songs of 1997 Category:Songs with music by Sinan Alimanović Category:1997 songs

Goodbye (Dubstar album)

Goodbye is Dubstar's second album. It was released in September 1997 on the Food Records label, a division of EMI that was also home to Blur.

Goodbye (Def Leppard song)

"Goodbye" is a 1999 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their Euphoria. The single reached number 54 on the UK Singles Chart.

Goodbye (The Corrs song)

"Goodbye" is a single by The Corrs, released in 2006 from their compilation album Dreams. It is a re-mixed version of a song that originally appeared on their 2004 album Borrowed Heaven. Lead single "Goodbye" has been remixed by Brian Rawling who has worked with Cher, Tiziano Ferro, Gloria Estefan, Whitney Houston and Sarah Brightman. The song was only released as a digital single, which caused a lot of frustration with fans from all over the world who were willing but not able to purchase it. The bonus tracks include a demo version of "Goodbye" sung by Sharon and a new instrumental called "Pebble in the Brook".

Goodbye (Ben & Jason album)

Goodbye is the fourth and final album by British singer-songwriter duo Ben & Jason. It was released on October 13, 2003 on the independent label Setanta.

Goodbye (Tevin Campbell song)

"Goodbye" is a song by American R&B singer Tevin Campbell. It was released in February 1992 as the fourth single from his debut album T.E.V.I.N.. It fared fairly well on the R&B charts climbing to number two but not as much success on the pop charts, peaking at number 85.

Goodbye (Ulrich Schnauss album)

Goodbye is the third album by German musician and producer Ulrich Schnauss.

Goodbye (The Coral song)

"Goodbye" is a song by English indie rock band The Coral taken from their debut album The Coral (2002). Released in July 2002, it was the second single taken from the album and charted at #21.

Goodbye (Sneaky Sound System song)

"Goodbye" is the sixth single by Australian dance group Sneaky Sound System, taken from their self-titled debut album Sneaky Sound System. "Goodbye" has a point of difference from the previous singles – it features lead vocals from MC Double D. It peaked at No.33 on the ARIA Singles Chart. A new radio mix was produced for the single, removing the third verse. The extended mix retains the third verse.

Goodbye (Mary Hopkin song)

"Goodbye" is a song written by Paul McCartney (but credited to Lennon–McCartney) and performed by Mary Hopkin. It was released on 28 March 1969, and it reached No. 2 in the UK singles chart, prevented from reaching the top position by the Beatles' single " Get Back". In the US, released 7 April 1969, the song reached No. 13 on the singles chart. In the Netherlands the single peaked at No. 1.

Goodbye (Kristinia DeBarge song)

"Goodbye" is the first single released by the American recording artist Kristinia DeBarge from her first studio album Exposed. It was released digitally in the United States on April 7, 2009, to US radio on April 28, 2009, and in the UK on August 10, 2009. The song contains a sample of Steam's " Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye". An uptempop dance pop track, the lyrics of the song deal with DeBarge getting over her ex-boyfriend. A music video was released to promote the song, which features DeBarge and her friends stealing her ex-boyfriend's car and driving to various locations, including a house party. Throughout the video, DeBarge is seen flirting with several men in an attempt to get back at her ex-boyfriend.

The song received mixed critical reviews; it was praised for being "enjoyably trashy" and a "stomping smash", but it was also criticized for being "[u]nimaginative" and making DeBarge sound "faceless". Despite the mixed critical reception, it achieved some commercial success, peaking in the top forty in Sweden and the top twenty in Canada and the United States, but it fared better as a dance single, peaking at number three on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart. Despite the minimal chart performance of the single, it has become her biggest hit to date, as well as her only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.

"Goodbye" was one of the first songs that was recorded for the album. During an interview with TheStarScoop, DeBarge said of the first time she heard the song on the radio,

"I was screaming up and down. I was actually at home and listening to New York Radio Online. I had called all my friends, telling them to listen. My mom video taped me. It was really surreal for me. Every time I hear my song on the radio, I just take it in and [it's] so cool. It’s me!"

Goodbye (1995 film)

Goodbye or ' Tot Ziens! ' is a 1995 Dutch film directed by Heddy Honigmann.

Goodbye (Kate Ryan song)

Goodbye was the third and final song from Kate Ryan's second studio album Stronger, and her eighth single. This song was released in November 2004 and unknown what its numbers were on the charts. It was the third most successful song from Stronger next to " Only If I" and " The Promise You Made".

Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins song)

"Goodbye" (sometimes written "Good-Bye") is a song by American composer and arranger Gordon Jenkins, published in 1935. It became well known as the closing theme song of the Benny Goodman orchestra.

Jenkins had written the song when working with the Isham Jones orchestra, and Jones allegedly rejected it as it was "too sad". Music critic Alec Wilder described "Goodbye" as "as sad a song I know" and Leonard Feather called it among his "top ten songs it would be hardest to tire of hearing".

Goodbye (EP)

Goodbye is an EP by Seventh Avenue, released through Megahard on 1999.

Goodbye (Alexia song)

"Goodbye" is the eighth single released by the Italian singer Alexia released in 1999 and the first single from her third album Happy. It was the first of Alexia's releases after her switch from the Sony Dancepool label to the Epic label.

Goodbye (1918 film)

Goodbye is a 1918 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Margaret Bannerman, Jessie Winter and Donald Calthrop. It was based on a novel by John Strange Winter. It is about a woman who pushes another couple towards divorce then marries the husband.

Goodbye (Bobo Stenson album)

Goodbye is an album by Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson recorded in 2004 and released on the ECM label.

Goodbye (Milt Jackson album)

Goodbye is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson recorded in 1973 (with one track from 1972) and released on the CTI label.

Goodbye (2011 film)

Goodbye'' (, translit. Be omid e didār'') is a 2011 Iranian film. It offers an incisive portrait of an Iranian citizen straining under curtailed personal freedoms.

Goodbye (Slaughterhouse song)

"Goodbye" is the fourth single of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse from their album Welcome to: Our House, which was released on August 28, 2012. The song features British singer Ida from her album Enterprise Me, which was released on November 5, 2012. The song features production by Boi-1da. It was available to purchase on iTunes on August 14, 2012. There is a remix featuring Fat Joe, dedicated to Chris Lighty.

Goodbye (Gene Ammons album)

Goodbye is the final album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1974 and released on the Prestige label.

Goodbye (Grey's Anatomy)

"Goodbye" is the second episode of the sixth season of the American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and the show's 104th episode overall. It was written by Krista Vernoff and directed by Bill D'Elia. The episode was originally broadcast on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in the United States on September 24, 2009. In "Goodbye", the staff at Seattle Grace Hospital come to terms with the death of their colleague Dr. George O'Malley ( T.R. Knight). Further storylines include Dr. Richard Webber ( James Pickens, Jr.) being engaged in a vehicular collision, Dr. Callie Torres ( Sara Ramirez) receiving a job as an attending physician at a neighboring hospital, and Dr. Alex Karev ( Justin Chambers)'s marriage with Dr. Izzie Stevens ( Katherine Heigl) taking a toll after her near-death experience.

The episode was the second part of the two-hour season six premiere special, the first being " Good Mourning", and was filmed in Los Angeles, California. The special was the first premiere that Knight did not appear in, following an early release from his contract, and Jessica Capshaw ( Dr. Arizona Robbins)' first premiere in which she received star billing, having been upgraded from a recurring star from season five. Shannon Lucio reprised her role as a guest star, in addition to Amy Madigan, Martha Plimpton, Zack Shada, Mitch Pileggi, and Zoe Boyle. "Goodbye" opened to generally positive critical reviews, with Chyler Leigh ( Dr. Lexie Grey)'s and Ramirez's performances praised in particular. Upon its initial airing, the episode was viewed by 17.03 million Americans, and garnered a 6.7/17 Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 demographic, ranking first for the night.

Goodbye (Glee)

"Goodbye" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of the third season of the American musical television series Glee, and the sixty-sixth overall. Written and directed by Brad Falchuk, it aired on Fox in the United States on May 22, 2012. It features the graduation of the McKinley High class of 2012, and with it, eight members of the New Directions glee club. The episode introduces special guest star Gloria Estefan as Maribel Lopez, Santana's ( Naya Rivera) mother, and has appearances by six other parents of graduating seniors.

The episode was well received by many reviewers, though some were not as happy with it. The enthusiastic ones cited the combination of humor and tears, past events and present revelation, while those who were more critical felt there was not enough time to wrap up all the storylines or that it strayed into sappiness. Particular praise was given to the scene with Burt and Kurt Hummel that featured the former's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" number, which was the favorite performance of the reviewers, and the scene when Finn tells Rachel he's sending her to New York instead of marrying her, which was described as Monteith's and Michele's best acting on the show. Monteith was also praised for his solo in the song "You Get What You Give", and Michele's rendition of "Roots Before Branches" received even higher marks. Other songs were given a less enthusiastic reception.

"Goodbye" attracted 7.46 million American viewers during its initial broadcast and received a 2.9/8  Nielsen rating/share in the 18–49 demographic, a significant increase over the prior episode's 2.5/7 rating/share and 6.03 million viewers on May 15, 2012.

Goodbye (The Czars album)

Goodbye is the fifth album by the American band The Czars, released in November 2004 on the Bella Union label. It was The Czars last studio album of original material and was favourably reviewed by The Guardian, Mojo, Q, Uncut, AllMusic, Pitchfork

Goodbye (Astrid Goodbye)

"Goodbye (Astrid Goodbye)" was a 1978 single from Australian rock band Cold Chisel. Written by keyboardist Don Walker and vocalist Jimmy Barnes, it was released as a single in 1978, peaking at number 65 on the Australian charts. It appeared as a track on the 1979 album Breakfast at Sweethearts.

Goodbye (Feder song)

"Goodbye" is a 2015 single by French DJ and producer Feder featuring the vocals of Anne-Lyse Blanc. It first became a chart hit in Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and Romania before it started gaining chart success in France too. In spring 2015, the song was released in several further European countries and became a top 10 hit in Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.

Goodbye (Shila Amzah song)

"Goodbye" is a Mandopop song recorded by Malaysian singer-songwriter Shila Amzah. The song was written by Kelvin Avon and Jessica Bennet and composed by Xiao Guang. The song was produced by Jun Kung and Kelvin Avon. It was released on 6 October 2015, by Shilala (HK) Limited as the lead single from Shila Amzah's debut Chinese-language album ( My Journey). The writers were inspired to write "Goodbye" after hearing Shila's previous single which was See You or Never. The song contains many Malaysian pop and mandopop elements and its lyrics have Shila desiring and out-of-reach love interest.

Goodbye (Shelter)

"Goodbye (Shelter)" is a song performed by Serbian singer Sanja Vučić ZAA. The song represented Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The song was released on 12 March.

Usage examples of "goodbye".

From the door of the house where John Adams had said goodbye to wife and children that morning, to the church, was less than a mile.

On April 26, he and Adams having accomplished nothing in the way of diplomatic progress, and with no reason to expect a change in their prospects, Jefferson said his goodbyes and departed for Paris.

On November 23, Adams bid her goodbye and started for Philadelphia, and again by public conveyance, John Briesler his sole companion.

On March 8, Washington called at the Francis Hotel to say goodbye to Adams and wish him well.

They had mounted their horses before the great door of the bordj, said goodbye to the Sheikh of Arba, scattered some money among the ragged Arabs gathered to watch them go, and cast one last look behind them.

Jimmy and I just tossed the suits over our arms and said goodbye to Helen and Att and went off toward Salvage.

We were driving home and I announced that I was going to give him a goodbye blowjob, one last time with feeling, and I unzipped his pants, and I did.

If anybody said anything to Bonebreaker Lemott, he might as well kiss his ass goodbye now and avoid the rush later.

Goodbye sergeant I said, right says Fabian and the bullnecks then they were gone off down the avenue in the patrol car and that was the last I seen of my old friend Sergeant Sausage.

Nine days ago, she waved goodbye to her daughter as she set out from the family home in the tiny Derbyshire hamlet of Scardale to walk her pet sheepdog.

Nakhla dared venture with her strange companion she reined in El Djebel, and leaning down close to the youth whispered her goodbye.

All turned to say that one last goodbye to young dammen and maidens, sires and dams, brothers and sisters, grandams and granthers, aunts and uncles and other relatives, friends and neighbors, and additional assorted buccen and dammen who had come to see them off and who were collected in knots and rings and clumps, Warrows with stricken and worried and crying faces, and cheery and smiling ones, and proud and stern and grim looks, also.

The same iron hermeticism with which he had revealed to no one but his mother the secret of his repressed passion meant that he did not tell anyone he was going away and did not say goodbye to anyone, but on the eve of his departure he committed, with full awareness, a final mad act of the heart that might well have cost him his life.

There was another round of back slapping and hugs, and then the five of them went down to the grotto, where Ron had tied up the dinghy, and Harry waved goodbye to them, feeling that something good could come out of this after all.

Lord Volchim waved a goodbye at the diving shape of Vysthus on the off chance that he was watching and lifted Ismene into her saddle.