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Definition of Welcome


  1. Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor.
  2. Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news.
  3. Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library.
  4. Salutation to a newcomer.
  5. Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome.
  6. To salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor; to welcome a new idea.

Welcome Quotations

I do like to have guns around. I don't like to carry them. But I like - if somebody is going to come into my house and I have not put out the welcome mat, I want to stop them.
Maya Angelou

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
Mahatma Gandhi

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
John F. Kennedy

Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
Bill Gates
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Welcome Translations

welcome in Afrikaans is welkom
welcome in Dutch is feestelijk inhalen
welcome in French is accueillons, accueille, accuellir, bienvenir
welcome in Italian is salutare, gradito, desiderato, benvenuto
welcome in Latin is acceptus
welcome in Portuguese is boa vinda
welcome in Spanish is acepto, cumplimentar

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