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Roget category 293

2. Words relating to space
2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction

#293. [Initial motion from.] Departure


departure, decession, decampmentembarkationoutset, startremovalexit etc. (egress) 295exodus, hejira, flight.
leave taking, valediction, adieu, farewell, goodbye, auf wiedersehen [G.], sayonara, dosvidanya [Rus.], ciao, aloha, hasta la vista [Sp.]stirrup cupvaledictorian.
starting point, starting postpoint of departure, point of embarkation, place of departure, place of embarkationport of embarkationairport, take-off point, taxiing runway, runway, launching pad, spaceport.


departgo awaytake one's departure, set outset off, march off, put off, start off, be off, move off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself offstart, issue, march out, debouchgo forth, sally forthsally, set forwardbe gonehail from.
leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandongo off the stage, make one's exitretire, withdraw, removevamoose [Slang], vamose [U.S.] go one's way, go along, go from hometake flight, take wingspring, fly, flit, wing one's flightfly away, whip awayembarkgo on board, go aboardset sail' put to sea, go to seasail, take shiphoist blue Peterget under way, weigh anchorstrike tents, decampwalk one's chalks, cut one's sticktake leavesay good bye, bid goodbye etc. n. — disappear etc. 449abscond etc. (avoid) 623entraininspan.


departing etc. v. — valedictoryoutward bound.


whence, hence, thencewith a foot in the stirrupon the wing, on the move.


begone!, etc. (ejection) 297farewell!, adieu!, goodbye!, good day!, au revoir! [Fr.], fare you well!, God bless you!, God speed!, all aboard!, auf wiedersehen! [G.], au plaisir de vous revoir! [Fr.], bon voyage!, gluckliche Reise! [G.], vive valeque! [Fr.],

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