adios

[ad-ee-ohs, ah-dee-; Spanish ah-th yaws]

interjection

goodbye; farewell.

Nearby words

  1. adieu,
  2. adige,
  3. adighe,
  4. adigranth,
  5. adin,
  6. adip-,
  7. adipate,
  8. adipic acid,
  9. adipo-,
  10. adipocele

Origin of adios

1830–40, Americanism; < Spanish: literally, to God; cf. adieu

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British Dictionary definitions for adios

adios

sentence substitute

goodbye; farewell

Word Origin for adios

literally: to God

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Word Origin and History for adios

adios

1837, American English, from Spanish adios, from phrase a dios vos acomiendo "I commend you to God" (see adieu).

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