◄ Welcome ►

1. (n.) Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor.

2. (n.) Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news.

3. (n.) Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library.

4. (n.) Salutation to a newcomer.

5. (n.) Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome.

6. (v. t.) To salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor; to welcome a new idea.

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