welcome

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welcome is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
welcome

Pronunciation[change]

Interjection[change]

Interjection
welcome

  1. You say welcome as a greeting when someone arrives.

Verb[change]

Plain form
welcome

Third-person singular
welcomes

Past tense
welcomed

Past participle
welcomed

Present participle
welcoming

  1. To greet or affirm the arrival of someone.
  2. When you welcome ideas, you accept them gladly and willingly.
    We welcome any suggestions you have so that we may improve our services.

Adjective[change]

Positive
welcome

Comparative
more welcome

Superlative
most welcome

  1. When someone is welcome, their arrival makes people happy.
    You are welcome to stay at my house whenever you want.

Noun[change]

Singular
welcome

Plural
welcomes

  1. The act of welcoming.
    Everyone, give a warm welcome to Mr. John Smith!

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