noun, plural a·dieus, a·dieux [uh-dooz, uh-dyooz; French a-dyœ] /əˈduz, əˈdyuz; French aˈdyœ/.
Origin of adieu
Examples from the Web for adieu
The shingle recently bid its co-founder and CEO James Schamus adieu, replacing him with FilmDistrict CEO Peter Schlessel.With Charlie Hunnam Out, Who Will Play Christian Grey in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey?’|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But, when Hal is busted for running a Madoff-esque Ponzi scheme, Augie gets wiped out, and Ginger bids him adieu.Andrew Dice Clay on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ His Alleged Misogyny, and More|Marlow Stern|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As Sarah Palin prepares to bid Alaska adieu, liberals should hope that she runs for president in 2012.
Adieu, my dear mother; love me always, and be assured of the tender feelings that I have for you.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr|Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
Shad felt truly grateful to the two bronzed trappers as he shook their hands and said adieu to them.The Gaunt Gray Wolf|Dillon Wallace
Adieu, most illustrious sir, and ever worthy of my hearty regard.Letters of John Calvin, Volume II (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
"Ride him, by all means," said Agincourt, shaking his hand cordially while he said adieu.One Of Them|Charles James Lever
I took no notice, but, satisfied that she had read it, I bade her adieu.The Pacha of Many Tales|Frederick Marryat
sentence substitute, noun plural adieus or adieux (əˈdjuːz, French adjø)
Word Origin for adieu
late 14c., adewe, from French adieu, from phrase a dieu (vous) commant "I commend (you) to God," from a "to" (see ad) + dieu "God," from Latin deum, accusative of deus "god," from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus). Originally said to the party left; farewell was to the party setting forth.