Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun welcome

2 senses of welcome

Sense 1
welcome -- (the state of being welcome; "don't outstay your welcome")
       => acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")

Sense 2
welcome -- (a greeting or reception; "the proposal got a warm welcome")
       => greeting, salutation -- ((usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting))

Antonyms of verb welcome

1 of 3 senses of welcome

Sense 2
welcome, receive -- (bid welcome to; greet upon arrival)
       Antonym of say farewell (Sense 1)
      => say farewell -- (say good-bye or bid farewell)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb welcome

3 senses of welcome

Sense 1
welcome -- (accept gladly; "I welcome your proposals")
       => accept, take, have -- (receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present")

Sense 2
welcome, receive -- (bid welcome to; greet upon arrival)
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Sense 3
welcome -- (receive someone, as into one's house)
       => receive, take in, invite -- (express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees")

Antonyms of adj welcome

1 sense of welcome

Sense 1
welcome (vs. unwelcome) -- (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")

unwelcome (vs. welcome) -- (not welcome; not giving pleasure or received with pleasure; "unwelcome publicity"; "unwelcome interruptions"; "unwelcome visitors")
        => uninvited -- (unwelcome and unwanted; "uninvited guests"; "uninvited thoughts")

Similarity of adj welcome

1 sense of welcome

Sense 1
welcome (vs. unwelcome) -- (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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