Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELCOMES

And welcomes the visions that day after day With baby's sweet presence will nestle and stay.

But it welcomes science with rapture when it destroys Utopias.

Ralph comes downstairs, and is hailed with welcomes on all hands.

I belong to one which welcomes women to its pulpit and to all its offices.

Mr. Punch welcomes the implicit admission that there are others.

She utters almost a shriek of delightful surprise as she welcomes him.

Tokens of condolement mingled themselves with welcomes and felicitations.

He forgives them utterly, and welcomes them with an agony of happy tears.

The arrival of the guests, the welcomes, and the "revelry" of the assembly.

As it was, he gave him the heartiest and most dutiful of welcomes.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wilcumian, from wilcuma (see welcome (n.)). Related: Welcomed; welcoming.