Verb: welcome wel-kum
Adjective: welcome wel-kum
- Accept gladly
"I welcome your proposals"
- Bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
- Receive someone, as into one's house
Noun: welcome wel-kum
- Giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
"a welcome relief"; "a welcome guest"; "made the children feel welcome"; "you are welcome to join us"
- The state of being welcome
"don't outstay your welcome"
- A greeting or reception
"the proposal got a warm welcome"
Derived forms: welcomes, welcoming, welcomed
See also: wanted
Type of: accept, acceptance, greet, greeting, have, invite, receive, recognise [Brit], recognize, salutation, take, take in
Antonym: say farewell, unwelcome
Encyclopedia: Welcome, Reverend!