What is the meaning of welcome?


  • The state of being welcome.
    • usage: "don't outstay your welcome"
  • A greeting or reception.
    • usage: "the proposal got a warm welcome"


  • Accept gladly.
    • usage: "I welcome your proposals"
  • Bid welcome to; greet upon arrival.
  • Receive someone, as into one's house.


  • Giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted.
    • usage: "a welcome relief"; "a welcome guest"; "made the children feel welcome"; "you are welcome to join us"
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