Synonyms of welcome in English:

welcome


See definition of welcome

noun

1‘the festival starts at 6.30 p.m. with a welcome from the vicar’

SYNONYMS
greeting, salutation, hail, welcoming
reception, warm reception, favourable reception, acceptance, hospitality, red carpet
Scottish, Irish fáilte
ANTONYMS

farewell, rebuff


verb

1‘hotels should welcome guests in their own language’

SYNONYMS
greet, say hello to, salute, bid someone welcome, play host to, play hostess to, show hospitality to, receive, meet, embrace, receive with open arms, roll out the red carpet for, fete
usher in
ANTONYMS

shun, spurn

2‘we welcomed the bank's decision to cut its rates’

SYNONYMS
express pleasure at, express satisfaction at, be pleased by, be glad about, take pleasure in, approve of, appreciate, accept, embrace
informal give the thumbs up to
ANTONYMS

reject, disapprove of


adjective

1‘I'm pleased to see you, lad—you're welcome’

SYNONYMS
gladly received, wanted, appreciated, popular, desirable, acceptable, accepted
ANTONYMS

unwelcome

2‘that is very welcome news’

SYNONYMS
pleasing, agreeable, encouraging, gratifying, heartening, promising, refreshing, favourable, propitious, cheering, much needed, pleasant, to one's liking, to one's taste
ANTONYMS

unpleasant, disappointing