[ UK /wˈɛlkʌm/ ]
[ US /ˈwɛɫkəm/ ]
  1. the state of being welcome
    don't outstay your welcome
  2. a greeting or reception
    the proposal got a warm welcome
  1. receive someone, as into one's house
  2. accept gladly
    I welcome your proposals
  3. bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
  1. 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
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How To Use welcome In A Sentence

  • Visitors are welcome to fuss and pet the animals. The Sun
  • There are some fantastic pubs and inns nearby but you should take advantage of the welcome pack you receive on arrival. The Sun
  • We welcome submissions through e-mail because that saves us the bother of retyping the selected manuscripts.
  • New members are always welcome, irrespective of what stage of bereavement they are at.
  • The president got a tremendous welcome at the airport.
  • Welcome to Scotland, laddie,’ growls Getch in his best through-the-beard burr.
  • Your daughter may indeed welcome your new friend but tread carefully. The Sun
  • You are welcome to visit the school at any time; we have an open-door policy.
  • Stark gave Izzard the warmest of welcomes and seems to have put no obstacle in the way of a biography.
  • He swung the door wide open in a parody of welcome.
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