departure [dih-pahr-cher] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||abandonment, adieu, bow out, congé, decampment, desertion, egress, egression, embarkation, emigration, escape, evacuation, exit, exodus, expatriation, farewell, flight, getaway, going, going away, goodbye*, hegira, migration, parting, passage, powder, quitting, recession, removal, retirement, retreat, sailing, separation, setting forth, setting out, stampede, start, takeoff, taking leave, taking off, vacation, vanishing act, walkout, withdrawal, withdrawing|
|Antonyms:||arrival, coming, entrance|
|Concept:||[Initial motion from] Departure.|
|Category:||4. Motion with reference to direction|
departure, decession, decampment; embarkation; outset, start; removal; exit (egress); exodus, hejira, flight., leave taking, valediction, adieu, farewell, goodbye, auf wiedersehen, sayonara, dosvidanya, ciao, aloha, hasta la vista; stirrup cup; valedictorian., starting point, starting post; point of departure, point of embarkation, place of departure, place of embarkation; port of embarkation.
depart; go away; take one's departure, set out; set off, march off, put off, start off, be off, move off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself off; start, issue, march out, debouch; go forth, sally forth; sally, set forward; be gone; hail from., leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandon; go off the stage, make one's exit; retire, withdraw, remove; vamoose, vamose [U.S.]; go one's way, go along, go from home; take flight, take wing; spring, fly, flit, wing one's flight; fly away, whip away; embark; go on board, go aboard; set sail, put to sea, go to sea; sail, take ship; hoist blue Peter; get underway, weigh anchor; strike tents, decamp; walk one's chalks, cut one's stick; take leave; say goodbye, bid goodbye; disappear; abscond (avoid); entrain; inspan.
departing; valedictory; outward bound.
whence, hence, thence; with a foot in the stirrup; on the wing, on the move.
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