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Definition 1: a greeting or reception - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where welcome or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the proposal got a warm welcome

(welcome is a kind of ...) (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

(... is a kind of welcome ) kindness in welcoming guests or strangers

(... is a kind of welcome ) unkind and inconsiderate welcome

"he was taken aback by such inhospitality"

(... is a kind of welcome ) a warm welcome; may be insincere

Definition 2: the state of being welcome - [noun denoting state]

Samples where welcome or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't outstay your welcome

(welcome is a kind of ...) the state of being acceptable and accepted

"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

Definition 3: bid welcome to; greet upon arrival - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for welcome in the sense of this definition

(welcome is a kind of ...) express greetings upon meeting someone

Definition 4: receive someone, as into one's house - [verb of contact]

(welcome is a kind of ...) express willingness to have in one's home or environs

"The community warmly received the refugees"

Definition 5: accept gladly - [verb of possession]

Samples where welcome or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I welcome your proposals

(welcome is a kind of ...) receive willingly something given or offered

"The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter" "I won't have this dog in my house!" "Please accept my present"

Definition 6: giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where welcome or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a welcome relief
  • a welcome guest
  • made the children feel welcome
  • you are welcome to join us

(means also ...) desired or wished for or sought

"couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy" "a wanted criminal" "a wanted poster"

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