UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɛlkəmɪŋ/

From the verb welcome: (⇒ conjugate)
welcoming is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a welcoming [man, woman, family, host]
  2. a welcoming and kind face
  3. with a welcoming (look on his) face
  4. gave the guests a welcoming [grin, look, smile]
  5. a welcoming [home, house, apartment]
  6. a [spacious, warm, cozy] and welcoming [home]
  7. feels (very) welcoming
  8. has a welcoming [feeling, vibe, atmosphere, demeanor, appearance, air]
  9. [learn, work, study, grow up, live] in a welcoming environment
  10. please try to be welcoming (to our guests)
  11. the website has a welcoming [interface, design, layout]
  12. were [given, afforded] a welcoming reception
  13. the welcoming [reception, committee] (for)
  14. [prepare, write, practice] the welcoming speech
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. welcome the [guests, new student, speaker]
  2. welcomed him into her [home, bed]
  3. welcomed him with [open arms, kisses, flowers]
  4. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome
  5. (please) join me in welcoming
  6. welcomed by the [class, principal, owner, president]
  7. welcomed into the [class, group, team]
  8. welcome and [encourage, support]
  9. welcome (your) [comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, proposals]
  10. welcome the [opportunity, possibility, decision, announcement] (to)
  11. welcomed [warmly, enthusiastically, hesitantly]
  12. welcomed [her] home
  13. welcome to [your new home, school]
  14. welcomed [them] back
  15. welcome to [hell, the madhouse]
  1. you're welcome to [try, explore, comment]
  2. you're welcome here [anytime, whenever]
  3. you are [a, our] welcome guest
  4. [is] a welcome sight
  5. [get, earn] a welcome [break, rest]
  6. [a, the] welcome [page, message, committee, mat]
  7. [you're] (very) welcome
  8. you're [more than, very] welcome to [it, him, her]
  9. you're [more than, very] welcome to [try it, go, leave, stay]
  10. please feel welcome to [try, explore, comment]
  11. felt (very) welcome
  12. did not feel [welcome at all, at all welcome]
  13. [applications, submissions, families, children] are welcome
  1. a [positive, rapturous, rousing, hearty] welcome
  2. [received, was given, is expecting] a [positive] welcome
  3. the [team, star, president] received a [positive] welcome
  4. let's [have, hear, give] a big welcome for
  5. a [hero's, heroine's] welcome
  6. will not be [getting, given] a warm welcome
  7. the [decision, news, plan] received a cool welcome
  8. with their hands [held, stretched] out in welcome
n as adj
  1. a welcome [mat, banner]
  2. welcome drinks
  3. holding a welcome reception
  1. welcome [back, home]
  2. welcome back to the [show, program, match]
  3. welcome to [our home, the store]
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