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Noun: congé  'kón,zhey
  1. (architecture) a concave moulding
    - congee
  2. Formal permission to depart
    "he gave me his congé";
    - congee
  3. An abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
    - congee
Verb: congé  'kón,zhey
  1. Perform a ceremonious bow
    - congee

Derived forms: congéing, congés

Type of: bow down, bow[2], chuck [Brit], discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, heave-ho, liberation, licence [Brit, Cdn], license [N. Amer], molding [N. Amer], moulding [Brit, Cdn], permission, permit, release, sack, sacking, severance