Definition of welcom
1. welcome [ v ] accept gladly
Examples: "I welcome your proposals"
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Fortunately , although only a_few years ago they held the student at_arms_length , today the business houses welcome the opportunity to aid the student , not_only from an increased sense of community responsibility but also from the realization that the student of today is the interior_designer of tomorrow - that the student already is `` in the trade '' .
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
Those persons who were lucky enough to see and hear the performance of his work at the Brest-Silevniov_Festival in August , 1916 , will certainly welcome his return to public notice ; and it is not unlikely that , even as the great Bach lay_dormant for so many years , so has the erudite , ingenious SalFininistas passed_through his `` purgatory '' of neglect .
(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
Far from it ; I merely draw an etymological distinction , hoping that specialists and busy people like you will welcome such precision in a layman .Synonyms welcome Related Terms accept
2. welcome [ a ] giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
Examples: "a welcome relief" "a welcome guest" "made the children feel welcome" "you are welcome to join us"
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
Chicago was also a welcome host : there , in 1921 , Prokofieff conducted the world_premiere of the Love_for_Three_Oranges , and played the first performance of his Third_Piano_Concerto .
(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
For some white-collar workers it is a welcome change from the regular job , and a physical conditioner .
(The Department of State: A Fresh Look at the...)
We want to make sure that our junior colleagues realize that ideas are welcome , that initiative goes right down to the bottom and goes all_the_way to the top .
(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)
Mr._Phillips took a razor to Gonzalez , Prop. , but left the promise that Spanish would be understood because he thought it meant that Spanish clientele would be welcome .Synonyms welcome Related Terms unwelcome you're_welcome welcomed invited wanted invited
3. welcome [ v ] bid welcome to; greet upon arrivalUsed in print:
(The Washington Post...)
At 4 p. m. the President left the White_House to welcome the young musicians , students from the ages of 12 to 18 who spend six weeks at the Brevard_Music_Center summer_camp , and to greet the 325 crippled , cardiac and blind children from the District area who were special guests at the concert .
`` This is a great national cultural asset , and therefore it is a great source of satisfaction to me , representing as I do today my wife , to welcome all_of you here today at the White_House '' .
(Dog World, 46:4...)
After the Juniors were welcomed and congratulated for qualifying for the Finals of the Junior_Class , Mrs._William_H._Long , Jr. was introduced as the first speaker .
In her opening remarks Mrs._Long also welcomed the Juniors and stated , `` There is n't any other show quite like Westminster .Synonyms welcome receive Related Terms say_farewell greet greeter
4. welcome [ v ] receive someone, as into one's houseUsed in print:
(Dale L. Womble, "Functional Marriage Course...)
But in_this one section we welcomed auditors .Synonyms welcome Related Terms receive
5. welcome [ n ] the state of being welcome
Examples: "don't outstay your welcome"
6. Welcome [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15302Synonyms Welcome
7. welcome [ n ] a greeting or reception
Examples: "the proposal got a warm welcome"
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