How to Say Goodbye in English! List of other ways to say goodbye in English with example sentences and ESL pictures. Learn these goodbye synonyms to improve and increase your vocabulary in English.
How to Say Goodbye
Other Ways to Say Goodbye
- Bye – this is the simple, short, and sweet version of saying goodbye to someone without being too informal.
- Goodbye -The basic farewell greeting, suitable for all occasions.
- Bye-bye– This version is a bit more informal and is best to be used around friends and family.
- Farewell – This is a formal way to tell someone to be safe while they are away from you.
- Cheerio – not generally used in the United States but it is another friendly form of goodbye.
- See you – This is a more formal way of saying ‘see you later’. Used more in a formal sense or workplace.
- I’m out – this is a very informal way of saying goodbye. It loosely means ‘I’m leaving’. Mostly used with friends or for comedic purposes
- Take care – this is more so used with family and friends showing care for those who are leaving.
- Take it easy – this phrase is used more often with friends and family, and wishes them less stress while also saying goodbye
- I’m off – Used in almost any situation, but mostly informal
- Gotta go! – This is mostly used in the informal sense, which grew in popularity in chat rooms when the short cut ‘g2g’ became popular
- Good night – Good night is used when well, you want to wish the person a good night. The more informal form of this is just ‘night’ or ‘nighty-night’
- Bye for now– this is used in an informal setting
- See you later– This phrase is more often used in an informal setting, like with friends and family.
- Keep in touch– this is more so used with friends and family who don’t see each other often and wish to keep in contact with them
- Catch you later– Catch you later means the same thing as ‘see you later’, but it is even more informal.
- See you soon– this is a more formal way of saying ‘see you later’ or ‘See you’. This is mostly used when you know you will see the other person or group within the next few hours.
- I gotta take off– a shortened form of ‘I have got to take off’, this phrase is used for informal situations, implying a sense of urgency in their exit.
- Talk to you later– talk to you later is mostly used in the same way as the phrase ‘see you later’. The shortcut ‘ttyl’ is also a way of saying ‘talk to you later’
- See you next time– this phrase is used when you know you that you will see the other person or party again, but you are not sure when that next time will be.
- Have a good one – this is a time-neutral way to tell someone goodbye. This is a formal way to say goodbye as well.
- Have a good (nice) day– This is a formal way to tell someone goodbye. This is used when you say goodbye to someone when a majority of the day has yet to pass.
- I’ve got to get going/ I must be going– This is an informal way of telling someone goodbye while also providing a sense of urgency. This is a longer form of ‘gotta go’ and generally means the same thing.
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Goodbye Synonyms with Examples
- Example: Kitty waves and says, “Bye everyone”.
- Example: We just want to say goodbye to you.
- Example: Bye-bye, take care, now.
- Example: This is a farewell party.
- Example: Cheerio! Have a good trip!
- Example: Ok, see you tomorrow.
- Example: You guys are so noisy, I’m out.
- Example: Take care girls, have fun.
Take it easy
- Example: Take it easy, we should talk later.
- Example: Well whatever, I’m off to bed.
- Example: Come on, guys, we gotta go!
- Example: Good night! Have a sweet dream honey.
Bye for now
- Example: Bye for now, I will call you later.
See you later
- Example: I am busy now, see you later.
Keep in touch
- Example: Keep in touch and talk to you soon.
Catch you later
- Example: I have to go now—catch you later.
See you soon
- Example: See you soon. Jane
I gotta take off
- Example: I can’t stay. I gotta take off.
Talk to you later
- Example: I am tired so talk to you later.
See you next time
- Example: Sorry, I can’t stay anymore, see you next time.
Have a good one
- Example: Sounds great, Tom. I’ll talk to you tomorrow. Have a good one!
Have a good (nice) day
- Example: Have a nice day, darling.
I’ve got to get going/ I must be going
- Example: I must be going now.
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Last Updated on April 25, 2023