(des-PEE-dee-ate) To take leave or dismiss oneself from a conversation, meeting, etc. From the Spanish, despedirse.

Maria heard me coming down the hall and quickly despediated herself from the telephone. I have to go now, she said, I have to drive my friend to the airport.

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