Godspeed, as a word, is a wish for a prosperous journey, success, and good fortune.

Godspeed may refer to:

* Godspeed (ship), a ship that was captained by Bartholomew Gosnold
* Goodspeed (surname), as an alternate or older version of the surname
* Godspeed (comic), a comic story about Kurt Cobain
* Godspeed, a fictional play in the Marx Brothers' "Room Service"

* "Godspeed" (novel), a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield
* "Godspeed" (Baer novel), a novel by Will Christopher Baer
* "Godspeed", a novel and short film by Lynn Breedlove;Bands:
* Godspeed, a band featuring 1970's teen idol Leif Garrett
* Godspeed (band), an American heavy metal band
* Godspeed, a hardcore mid-Michigan band of the mid 1980's
* Godspeed (Christian band), an American hard rock Christian Band
* Godspeed You! Black Emperor, a Canadian post-rock band;Songs and pieces:
* "Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)" a song on The Dixie Chicks album "Home"
* "Godspeed", featured in a 1999 BT album the "Movement in Still Life"
* "Godspeed EP", a song and EP by the alternative rock group Anberlin
* "Godspeed", a song by Masami Okui, also the name of her 2006 album
* "Godspeed Into The Future", a song by Saybia on the "Eyes on the Highway" album
* "Godspeed", a song by zZz
* "God Speed", a song by Patti Smith, originally the B-side of "Because the Night", later added to her 1978 album "Easter"
* "Godspeed", a song by Ozark Henry
* "Godspeed", a song by Modeselektor
* "Godspeed", a song by Jenny Lewis;Albums:
* "Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder" - an upcoming album by extreme metal band "Cradle of Filth"
* "Godspeed" (album), an album by German power/heavy metal band Symphorce
* "God Speed" (Masami Okui album), a 2006 J-pop album

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Godspeed — bezeichnet die aus dem Mittelenglischen stammende Wendung „God spede (you)“, ein Wunsch für Erfolg und gutes Gelingen bei einer Unternehmung oder Reise. ein britisches Schiff, siehe Godspeed (Schiff), das 1607 eine Rolle bei der Gründung der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Godspeed — God speed (g[o^]d sp[=e]d ), n. Success; prosperous journeying; a contraction of the phrase, God speed you. [Written also as two separate words.] [1913 Webster] Receive him not into house, neither bid him God speed. 2 John 10. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • godspeed — also God speed, early 14c., quickly, speedily (late 13c. as a surname), from GOD (Cf. god) + SPEED (Cf. speed). As a parting salutation, from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Godspeed — [gäd΄spēd′] n., interj. [contr. of God speed you: see SPEED, vt. 5] success; good fortune: a wish for the welfare of a person starting on a journey or venture …   English World dictionary

  • Godspeed EP — Infobox Album | Name = Godspeed EP Type = EP Artist = Anberlin Released = Flagicon|USA December 26, 2006 Recorded = 2006Seattle, Washington Genre = Alternative rock Length = 8:58 Label = Tooth Nail Records Producer = Aaron Sprinkle Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • Godspeed —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Le Susan Constant, le Godspeed et le Discovery sur u …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Godspeed — [[t]gɒ̱dspi͟ːd[/t]] also godspeed CONVENTION The term Godspeed is sometimes used in order to wish someone success and safety, especially if they are about to go on a long and dangerous journey. [FORMAL] I know you will join me in wishing them… …   English dictionary

  • godspeed — n. (old fashioned) to bid, wish smb. godspeed * * * wish smb. godspeed (old fashioned) to bid …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Godspeed — noun Etymology: Middle English god speid, from the phrase God spede you God prosper you Date: 15th century a prosperous journey ; success < bade him Godspeed > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • godspeed — god|speed Godspeed [ˌgɔdˈspi:d US ˈga:dspi:d, ˌga:dˈspi:d] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: God speed you may God give you success ] spoken old use used to wish someone good luck, especially before a journey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”