welcoming


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wel·come

 (wĕl′kəm)
adj.
1. Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home: a welcome guest.
2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying: a welcome respite from hard work.
3. Cordially or willingly permitted or invited: You are welcome to join us.
4. Used in the expression you're welcome to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
n.
1. A cordial greeting or hospitable reception given to an arriving person.
2. A reception upon arrival: gave the stranger an unfriendly welcome.
3. The state of being welcome: Don't overstay your welcome.
tr.v. wel·comed, wel·com·ing, wel·comes
1. To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
2. To receive or accept gladly: would welcome a little privacy.
interj.
Used to greet cordially a visitor or recent arrival.
Idiom:
wear out (one's) welcome
To visit so often or stay so long as to become a nuisance.

[Middle English, alteration (influenced by wel, well) of Old English wilcuma, welcome guest, welcome; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

wel′come·ly adv.
wel′come·ness n.
wel′com·er n.

welcoming

(ˈwɛlkəmɪŋ)
adj
1. behaving in a friendly way to someone arriving somewhere, so that they feel happy and accepted
2. bidding welcome
3. warm and comfortable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.welcoming - very cordialwelcoming - very cordial; "a welcoming smile"  
hospitable - disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity; "a good-natured and hospitable man"; "a hospitable act"; "hospitable invitations"

welcoming

adjective
Easily approached:
Translations
تَرْحيبيَّه
hjerteligvarm
üdvözlõ
vinalegur, fagnandi, gestrisinn
buyur edicidostça

welcoming

[ˈwelkəmɪŋ] ADJ
1. [smile] → amable, cordial; [place, atmosphere] → acogedor
to be welcoming to sbser acogedor or cordial con algn
2. [ceremony, banquet, speech] → de bienvenida
welcoming party or committeecomité m de bienvenida

welcoming

[ˈwɛlkəmɪŋ] adj [person] → accueillant(e); [speech] → de bienvenue; [place, atmosphere] → accueillant(e)

welcoming

adjzur Begrüßung; smile, gesture, house, room, pubeinladend; welcoming ceremonyBegrüßungszeremonie f; welcoming speechBegrüßungsrede f; to be welcoming to somebody (person) → jdn freundlich empfangen; a welcoming cup of tea was on the table for hereine Tasse Tee stand zu ihrer Begrüßung auf dem Tisch; a welcoming fire blazed in the hearth when he arrivedein warmes Feuer begrüßte ihn bei seiner Ankunft; the crowds raised a welcoming cheer for himdie Menge jubelte ihm zur Begrüßung zu

welcoming

[ˈwɛlkəmɪŋ] adjaccogliente

welcome

(ˈwelkəm) adjective
received with gladness and happiness. She will make you welcome; He is a welcome visitor at our house; The extra money was very welcome; The holiday made a welcome change.
noun
reception; hospitality. We were given a warm welcome.
verb
to receive or greet with pleasure and gladness. We were welcomed by our hosts; She will welcome the chance to see you again.
interjection
used to express gladness at someone's arrival. Welcome to Britain!
ˈwelcoming adjective
a welcoming smile.
be welcome to
to be gladly given permission to (have, do or accept something). You're welcome to stay as long as you wish.
you're welcome!
(especially American) that's quite all right, no thanks are necessary. `Thanks !' `You're welcome!'
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