bid adieu to (someone or something)

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bid adieu to (someone or something)

1. To say goodbye to someone or something. "Adieu" is a French valediction that literally means "to God." Because I had a train to catch, I had to bid adieu to them quite early in the evening, unfortunately. It was hard to bid adieu to college, but I knew deep down that it was time to move on.
2. To part with something, such as a possession. It's time for you to bid adieu to these ratty old t-shirts.
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bid adieu to someone or something

Cliché to say good-bye to someone or something. (The word adieu is French for good-bye and should not be confused with ado.) Now it's time to bid adieu to all of you gathered here. He silently bid adieu to his favorite hat as the wind carried it down the street.
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Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Pregnant Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon has requested her to bid adieu to her famous high heels now that she's expecting the couple's first child.
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Lady Helen Taylor has bid adieu to her over a decade-old association with Armani, saying she is glad to get rid of the "uniform".
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): After years of modelling for Playboy, actress Jenny McCarthy has bid adieu to her career with the magazine to focus on "doing something good for women.