Definition of Godspeed

1. Noun. A successful journey. "They wished him Godspeed"

Generic synonyms: Success



Definition of Godspeed

1. n. Success; prosperous journeying; -- a contraction of the phrase, "God speed you."

Definition of Godspeed

1. Interjection. (non-gloss definition An expression of good will when addressing someone, typically someone about to go on a journey or a daring endeavor.) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Godspeed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Godspeed

1. a wish for good fortune [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godspeed

Godcasts
Goddard
Goddidit
Goddy
Godel
Godelier
Godelier's law
Godfrey
Godhead
Godiva
Godlikeness
Godman
Godman's fascia
Godsakes
Godspeed
Godunov
Godwin
Godwin's law
Godwin Austen
Godwin tumour
Godwinian
Godwottery
Godzilla
Godzillas
Godzone
Goebbels
Goebbelsian
Goeckerman
Goeckerman treatment

Literary usage of Godspeed

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1. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred and by Edwin Munroe Bacon (1907)
"... the Myles Standish of the Colony — Hooker's godspeed at the Embarkation — Scene on the down-river Voyage — Debate of the Captains at Saybrook Fort ..."

2. Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, 1884-1888 by Hamilton Dufferin And Ava (1890)
"... when it did start we were pelted with masses of flowers by him and by all the people present—a Marwar custom, and their way of wishing one ‘godspeed. ..."

3. Africa from South to North Through Marotseland by Alfred St. Hill Gibbons (1904)
"... Heavy rains — Cartography — Au revoir to MONGO — A final talk with the king — The royal toe itches — Compelled to travel in state — godspeed from the ..."

4. A Poet of the Air: Letters of Jack Morris Wright, First Lieutenant of the by Jack Morris Wright (1918)
"I refuse to send you godspeed and blessing as every letter I have received has sent me, but I do send you the hope that you'll have your own soul's blessing ..."

5. Presidential Addresses and State Papers by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"We look forward with confident hope to what you will do in the future, and it is therefore with sincerity that I bid you godspeed this evening and wish for ..."

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