A speech made when leaving or parting company. (noun)
The act of parting company. (noun)
A word or phrase (such as adieu or farewell) said upon leaving. (noun)
A word or phrase used to end a letter or message. (noun)
Examples of word valediction
Roth gives the best lines in valediction to a pro-war speechmaker, the unpolished Republican pol Albin Lentz, who is the president of Winesburg College.
"You obviously don't know what you're talking about, brother", he added in valediction, which is somewhat ironic, as Mr Hjelms was trying to explain how he knew what he was talking about.
The gist of the story is that using big words like "valediction" (or "Ahmadinejad") can sometimes con an audience into thinking things make sense when in fact they don't.
The studio thought it would be a wonderful thing if the animators who had worked on the original came back for a kind of valediction, and worked on the new one.
Fry said in a "valediction" on his website www. stephenfry.com that he intends to disconnect himself from his multimedia chatter on Twitter, blogs and websites to write a follow-up to his autobiography "Moab Is My Washpot."