from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A start, as on a journey or career of any kind, or a demonstration of good-will on the occasion of such a departure; a speeding: as, his friends gave him a hearty send-off; an enthusiastic send-off to an actor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of sendoff.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
  • noun a start given to contestants


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