Meaning of “welcome” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˈwelkəm/
Extra Examples
I'd like to welcome Dr Edwards to the conference.She personally welcomes all her guests.No one was there to welcome us at the airport.Please welcome our guest speaker, Peter Challis.A small group of supporters turned up to welcome the players at the airport.

B1 to greet someone who has arrived in a place:

Both families were there to welcome us.

B2 to be pleased about something and want it to happen:

The decision was welcomed by everybody.
I would welcome your advice.

(Definition of “welcome verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)