Godspeed [god-speed] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- good fortune; success (used as a wish to a person starting on a journey, a new venture, etc.).
Origin of Godspeed 1250–1300; Middle English, in the phrase God spede may God prosper (you). See God, speed Related Words for godspeed backing, consent, permission, adieu, bye-bye, okay, support, regard, valediction, leave, favor, approbation, sanction, concurrence, Godspeed, parting, adios, ciao, cheerio, leave-taking Examples from the Web for godspeed Historical Examples of godspeed
In their Godspeed the note of friendship rang true and honest and sincere.
If you are sure it is not, go ahead, and we give you Godspeed.
Clemens gave me letters of introduction, and bade me Godspeed.
Albert Bigelow Paine
Kinsmen of the coming centuries, I bid you hail and godspeed!
She grabbed at the offer, and he bade her Godspeed and good riddance.
British Dictionary definitions for godspeed Godspeed interjection, noun
- an expression of one’s good wishes for a person’s success and safety
Word Origin for Godspeed C15: from God spede may God prosper (you) Word Origin and History for godspeed