Translation of "welcome" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective, exclamation uk /ˈwel·kəm/ us /ˈwel·kəm/

A2 said to someone who has just arrived somewhere

Welcome home!
Welcome to the UK.
you’re welcome!

A2 said as a polite answer when someone thanks you for doing something

de nada
‘It was very kind of you to help.’ ‘You’re welcome.’

B1 If you are welcome, people are pleased that you are there.

You will always be welcome here.
be welcome to do something

B1 used to tell someone that they can certainly do something, if they want to

estar invitado a hacer algo
Anyone who is interested is welcome to come.
verb uk /ˈwel·kəm/ us /ˈwel·kəm/ present participle welcoming, past tense and past participle welcomed

B1 to say hello to someone who has arrived in a place

dar la bienvenida a
Both families were there to welcome us.

to be pleased about something and want it to happen

aplaudir, acoger con agrado
The decision was welcomed by everybody.
noun uk /ˈwel·kəm/ us /ˈwel·kəm/

B1 the act of saying hello to someone who arrives somewhere

He was given a warm welcome by his fans.

(Translation of “welcome” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈwelkəm/

received with gladness and happiness

She will make you welcome
He is a welcome visitor at our house
The extra money was very welcome
The holiday made a welcome change.
welcoming adjective

a welcoming smile.
be welcome to

to be gladly given permission to (have, do or accept something)

poder… con toda libertad
You’re welcome to stay as long as you wish.
you’re welcome!

(especially American) that’s quite all right, no thanks are necessary

de nada, no hay de qué
’Thanks !’ ’You’re welcome!’

(Translation of “welcome” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)