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Salutation vs. Welcome — What's the Difference?

Salutation vs. Welcome — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Salutation and Welcome

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Salutation

A salutation is a greeting used in a letter or other written or non-written communication. Salutations can be formal or informal.
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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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Salutation

A polite expression of greeting or goodwill.
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Welcome

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
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Salutation

Salutations Greetings indicating respect and affection; regards.
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Welcome

Used to greet someone in a polite or friendly way
Welcome to the Wildlife Park
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Salutation

A gesture of greeting, such as a bow or kiss.
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Welcome

Greet (someone arriving) in a polite or friendly way
Hotels should welcome guests in their own language
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Salutation

A word or phrase of greeting used to begin a letter or message.
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Welcome

(of a guest or new arrival) gladly received
I'm pleased to see you, lad—you're welcome
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Salutation

A greeting, salute, or address; a hello.
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Welcome

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
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Salutation

The act of greeting.
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Welcome

Allowed or invited to do a specified thing
We arrange a framework of activities which you are welcome to join
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Salutation

(obsolete) Quickening; excitement.
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Welcome

Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home
A welcome guest.
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Salutation

The act of saluting, or paying respect or reverence, by the customary words or actions; the act of greeting, or expressing good will or courtesy; also, that which is uttered or done in saluting or greeting.
In all public meetings or private addresses, use those forms of salutation, reverence, and decency usual amongst the most sober persons.
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
When Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb.
I shall not trouble my reader with the first salutes of our three friends.
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Welcome

Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying
A welcome respite from hard work.
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Salutation

An act of honor or courteous recognition;
A musical salute to the composer on his birthday
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Welcome

Cordially or willingly permitted or invited
You are welcome to join us.
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Salutation

(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
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Welcome

Used in the expression you're welcome to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
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Salutation

Word of greeting used to begin a letter
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Welcome

A cordial greeting or hospitable reception given to an arriving person.
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Welcome

A reception upon arrival
Gave the stranger an unfriendly welcome.
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Welcome

The state of being welcome
Don't overstay your welcome.
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Welcome

To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
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Welcome

To receive or accept gladly
Would welcome a little privacy.
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Welcome

Used to greet cordially a visitor or recent arrival.
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Welcome

Whose arrival is a cause of joy; received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company.
A welcome visitor
Refugees welcome to education!
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Welcome

Producing gladness.
A welcome present;
Welcome news
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Welcome

Free to have or enjoy gratuitously.
You are welcome to the use of my library.
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Welcome

Greeting given upon someone's arrival.
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Welcome

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

The utterance of such a greeting.
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Welcome

Kind reception of a guest or newcomer.
We entered the house and found a ready welcome.
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Welcome

The state of being a welcome guest.
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Welcome

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

To accept something willingly or gladly.
We welcome suggestions for improvement.
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Welcome

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.
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Welcome

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

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

Salutation to a newcomer.
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Welcome

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.
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Welcome

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.
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Welcome

The state of being welcome;
Don't outstay your welcome
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Welcome

A greeting or reception;
The proposal got a warm welcome
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Welcome

Accept gladly;
I welcome your proposals
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Welcome

Bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
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Welcome

Receive someone, as into one's house
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Welcome

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
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