follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

Godspeed

[god-speed] /ˈgɒdˈspid/
noun
1.
good fortune; success (used as a wish to a person starting on a journey, a new venture, etc.).
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English, in the phrase God spede may God prosper (you). See God, speed
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Godspeed

Godspeed

/ˈɡɒdˈspiːd/
interjection, noun
1.
an expression of one's good wishes for a person's success and safety
Word Origin
C15: from God spede may God prosper (you)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Godspeed

godspeed

also God speed, early 14c., "quickly, speedily" (late 13c. as a surname), from god + speed (v.). As a parting salutation, from mid-15c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Godspeed

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Godspeed

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for godspeed