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adios

[ ad-ee-ohs, ah-dee-; Spanish ah-th yaws ]
/ ˌæd iˈoʊs, ˌɑ di-; Spanish ɑˈðyɔs /
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interjection

goodbye; farewell.

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RELATED WORDS

farewell, goodbye, adieu, sendoff, bye-bye, shed, repeal, dump, renounce, scrap, remove, cancel, eliminate, reject, abandon, ditch, jettison, sell, relinquish, unload

Nearby words

adieu, adige, adighe, adigranth, adin, adios, adip-, adipate, adipic acid, adipo-, adipocele

Origin of adios

1830–40, Americanism; < Spanish: literally, to God; cf. adieu
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British Dictionary definitions for adios

adios

/ (ˌædɪˈɒs, Spanish aˈðjos) /

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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