welcome

How to spell welcome in spanish

In spanish, the word welcome can be spelled:

  • adj.
    1. Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home: a welcome guest.
    2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying: a welcome respite from hard work.
    3. Cordially or willingly permitted or invited: You are welcome to join us.
    4. Used in the expression you're welcome to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
    n.
    1. A cordial greeting or hospitable reception given to an arriving person.
    2. A reception upon arrival: gave the stranger an unfriendly welcome.
    3. The state of being welcome: Don't overstay your welcome.
    tr.v., -comed, -com·ing, -comes.
    1. To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
    2. To receive or accept gladly: would welcome a little privacy.
    interj.

    Used to greet cordially a visitor or recent arrival.

    idiom:

    wear out (one's) welcome

    1. To visit so often or stay so long as to become a nuisance.

    [Middle English, alteration (influenced by wel, well) of Old English wilcuma, welcome guest, welcome.]

    welcomely wel'come·ly adv.
    welcomeness wel'come·ness n.
    welcomer wel'com·er n.


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