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Farewell vs. Welcome

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Farewellnoun

A wish of happiness or safety at parting, especially a permanent departure

Welcomeadjective

Whose arrival is a cause of joy; received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company.

‘a welcome visitor’; ‘Refugees welcome in London!’;

Farewellnoun

A departure; the act of leaving

Welcomeadjective

Producing gladness.

‘a welcome present;’; ‘welcome news’;

Farewelladjective

Parting, valedictory, final.

‘a farewell discourse;’; ‘the band's farewell tour’;

Welcomeadjective

Free to have or enjoy gratuitously.

‘You are welcome to the use of my library.’;

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Farewellinterjection

Goodbye.

‘He said "Farewell!" and left.’;

Welcomeinterjection

Greeting given upon someone's arrival.

Farewellverb

To bid farewell or say goodbye.

Welcomeinterjection

Shortening of you're welcome.

Farewellinterjection

Go well; good-by; adieu; - originally applied to a person departing, but by custom now applied both to those who depart and those who remain. It is often separated by the pronoun; as, fare you well; and is sometimes used as an expression of separation only; as, farewell the year; farewell, ye sweet groves; that is, I bid you farewell.

‘So farewell hope, and with hope, farewell fear.’; ‘Fare thee well! and if forever,Still forever fare thee well.’;

Welcomenoun

The act of greeting someone’s arrival, especially by saying "Welcome!"; reception.

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Farewellnoun

A wish of happiness or welfare at parting; the parting compliment; a good-by; adieu.

Welcomenoun

The utterance of such a greeting.

Farewellnoun

Act of departure; leave-taking; a last look at, or reference to something.

‘And takes her farewell of the glorious sun.’; ‘Before I take my farewell of the subject.’;

Welcomenoun

Kind reception of a guest or newcomer.

‘We entered the house and found a ready welcome.’;

Farewelladjective

Parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow.

‘Leans in his spear to take his farewell view.’;

Welcomenoun

The state of being a welcome guest.

‘wear out one's welcome’;

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Farewellnoun

an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

Welcomeverb

To affirm or greet the arrival of someone, especially by saying "Welcome!".

Farewellnoun

the act of departing politely;

‘he disliked long farewells’; ‘he took his leave’; ‘parting is such sweet sorrow’;

Welcomeverb

To accept something willingly or gladly.

‘We welcome suggestions for improvement.’;

Welcomeadjective

Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor.

‘When the glad soul is made Heaven's welcome guest.’;

Welcomeadjective

Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news.

Welcomeadjective

Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library.

Welcomenoun

Salutation to a newcomer.

Welcomenoun

Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome.

‘His warmest welcome at an inn.’; ‘Truth finds an entrance and a welcome too.’; ‘To thee and thy company I bidA hearty welcome.’;

Welcomeverb

To salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor; to welcome a new idea.

‘Thus we salute thee with our early song,And welcome thee, and wish thee long.’;

Welcomenoun

the state of being welcome;

‘don't outstay your welcome’;

Welcomenoun

a greeting or reception;

‘the proposal got a warm welcome’;

Welcomeverb

accept gladly;

‘I welcome your proposals’;

Welcomeverb

bid welcome to; greet upon arrival

Welcomeverb

receive someone, as into one's house

Welcomeadjective

giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted;

‘a welcome relief’; ‘a welcome guest’; ‘made the children feel welcome’; ‘you are welcome to join us’;

Welcomenoun

an instance or manner of greeting someone

‘you will receive a warm welcome’; ‘he went to meet them with his hand stretched out in welcome’;

Welcomenoun

a pleased or approving reaction

‘the announcement received an immediate welcome from childcare agencies’;

Welcomeinterjection

used to greet someone in a polite or friendly way

‘welcome to the Wildlife Park’;

Welcomeverb

greet (someone arriving) in a polite or friendly way

‘hotels should welcome guests in their own language’;

Welcomeverb

be glad to entertain (someone) or receive (something)

‘we welcome any comments’;

Welcomeverb

react with pleasure or approval to (an event or development)

‘the bank's decision to cut its rates was widely welcomed’;

Welcomeadjective

(of a guest or new arrival) gladly received

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

Welcomeadjective

very pleasing because much needed or desired

‘the news will be most welcome to those whose jobs will now be safeguarded’; ‘after your walk, the tea room serves a welcome cuppa’;

Welcomeadjective

allowed or invited to do a specified thing

‘we arrange a framework of activities which you are welcome to join’;

Welcomeadjective

used to indicate relief at relinquishing the control or possession of something to someone else

‘the job is all yours and you're welcome to it!’;

Welcome

A welcome is a kind of greeting designed to introduce a person to a new place or situation, and to make them feel at ease. The term can similarly be used to describe the feeling of being accepted on the part of the new person.

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