ETYM Old Eng. welcome, welcume, wilcume, as. wilcuma a welcome guest, from wil-, as a prefix, akin to willa will + cuma a comer, from cuman to come.
Giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted.
1. A greeting or reception; SYN. welcoming.
2. The state of being welcome.
Srdačne reči prilikom nečijeg dolaska.
1. To accept gladly.
2. To bid welcome to; greet upon arrival; SYN. receive.
3. To receive someone, as into one's house.