from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used to express farewell.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. Goodbye till we meet again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Good-by until we meet again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Until we meet again; good-by for the present.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a farewell remark


French : au, till the + revoir, seeing again.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French with relatively formal but otherwise identical meaning, possibly due to the cumbersome nature of formal English equivalents. (Wiktionary)


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