welcome

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 [ˈwɛlkəm]


Inflections of 'welcome' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
welcomes
v 3rd person singular
welcoming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
welcomed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
welcomed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2019
Sense: Interjection: greetings
Synonyms:
greetings, come right in (informal), come on in (informal), come in, do come in, make yourself at home, good to see you, glad to see you, glad you're here, won't you come in?, welcome to my humble abode (humorous), welcome aboard
Antonyms:
see you soon, goodbye, come again soon, I'll get your coat, Is that the time already?, it was great to see you again, don't sit there, you're not welcome around here
Sense: Adjective: welcomed by others
Synonyms:
welcomed, made to feel welcome, made to feel at home, at home, warmly received, accepted , loved, wanted , invited, like one of the family, among friends, welcomed with open arms
Antonyms:
turned away, thrown out, rejected, despised, unappreciated, uninvited, undesirable, unpopular, alienated, persona non grata, avoided like the plague
Sense: Adjective: pleasant or desired
Synonyms:
agreeable , desirable , pleasant , pleasing, appreciated, needed , much-needed, much appreciated, good , happy , gratifying, satisfying, valuable , fortunate , lucky , desired, well-timed, acceptable , beneficial , just what the doctor ordered (informal), like manna from heaven, just what sb needed, just what sb wanted, just the thing (informal), a blessing, a godsend, gratefully received
Antonyms:
undesirable, unwelcome, unwanted, undesirable, disagreeable, unpleasant , dismal , awful , annoying , ghastly , irritating, rotten , horrid, saddening, unsavory, wretched , heartbreaking, repulsive, depressing
Sense: Noun: greeting
Synonyms:
greeting , reception , warm welcome, warm reception, hospitality , acclaim, handshake, salute , hero's welcome, the glad hand (informal), free entrance, open invitation, invitation
Antonyms:
farewell , goodbye, taunt , put-down, animosity, jeers, rebuke , snub , refusal , insult , tongue-lashing, cold reception, a chorus of boos, cold shoulder
Sense: Verb: receive others willingly
Synonyms:
greet , receive , meet and greet, say hello to, invite in, usher in, ask in, take in, make sb feel welcome, make sb feel at home, welcome sb with open arms, welcome sb into the fold, accept , want , invite , acclaim, shake sb's hand, hug , embrace
Antonyms:
shun , dismiss , reject , push away, dodge , avoid , ignore , criticize , berate, say goodbye, bid farewell
Sense: Verb: accept gladly
Synonyms:
take kindly to, accept , gladly accept, agree with, be glad about, approve of, appreciate , be grateful for, be thankful for, could do with (informal), vote for, invite , take

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