- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the act of saying farewell.
||a farewell speech, esp. one given by a student of the highest honors at a graduation ceremony.
In her valediction, she expressed her appreciation to her professors and her warm feelings for her fellow students.
||a word or phrase used as a farewell, esp. in ending a letter.
"Yours truly" is a formal valediction.