German translation of 'welcome'
to give sb a hearty or warm welcome jdm einen herzlichen Empfang bereiten
to receive a cold welcome kühl empfangen werden
[visitor also] gern gesehen attr
the money is very welcome just now das Geld kommt gerade jetzt sehr gelegen
to make sb welcome jdn sehr freundlich aufnehmen
to make sb feel welcome jdm das Gefühl geben, ein willkommener or gern gesehener Gast zu sein
you’re welcome! nichts zu danken! ⧫ bitte sehr!; (ironic) von mir aus gerne!
you’re welcome to use my room Sie können gerne mein Zimmer benutzen
you’re welcome to it! (ironic) von mir aus herzlich gerne!
(literal, figurative) begrüßen
they welcomed him home with a big party sie veranstalteten zu seiner Heimkehr ein großes Fest
welcome home/to Scotland/on board! willkommen daheim/in Schottland/an Bord!
welcome back! willkommen zurück!
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Example Sentences Including 'welcome'
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It was as if they were personally welcoming him back home.CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)
My father told him he was very welcome to use the drawing room.KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
Good businesses welcome constructive challenge from shareholders.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Jobs data are expected to provide further welcome news on the economy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This welcome boost came just in the nick of time.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Wall Street appeared to give the deal a cool welcome.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
More reflective passages would also have been welcome.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The people were fantastically welcoming and the atmosphere in both cities seemed relaxed.The Sun (2016)
The proposals are certainly welcome news for mothers who want to work.The Sun (2009)
The staff were welcoming and it feels relaxed.The Sun (2017)
We actively encourage transparency in our business and welcome regulation.The Sun (2009)
Welcome them back but resist making a fuss.The Sun (2017)
So he was ready to give a cordial welcome to his unknown relation.Wives and Daughters (1864)
So he ought to go back there and get a fantastic welcome.The Sun (2013)
Some fans will dislike him but largely he will get a good welcome back.The Sun (2016)
The toiletries came in generous bottles that made us feel welcome to stay for weeks.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Campaigners have welcomed moves to act over price inflation by drug companies but questioned why health officials had failed to act sooner.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Highly skilled migrants would always be welcome in my world.The Sun (2016)
Many would accept resettlement in welcome centres around France, they said.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Other New Yorkers have welcomed him home by protesting in the streets.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Politicians gave the plan a warm welcome last night.The Sun (2012)
Six in ten adults say they would welcome a chance to vote.The Sun (2012)
The pious generally welcome the change in direction.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These look sensible and are welcome as far as they go.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They are arriving this afternoon and we absolutely welcome their arrival.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is very much welcomed by business.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This weekend families of the victims welcomed the move.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We have to trust them and try to make them welcome.The Sun (2016)
The visitors we welcome can feel confident that their interests are safe with us.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We welcomed and accepted them as they were.Christianity Today (2000)
Whom will the fish of the laughing ocean make welcome?Phoenix From the Flame (1994)
You have to welcome people into your life.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
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'welcome' in Other Languages
British English: welcome /ˈwɛlkəm/ NOUN
If you give someone a welcome, you greet them in a friendly way when they arrive somewhere.
There would be a fantastic welcome awaiting him back here.
- American English: welcome
- Arabic: تَرْحِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: boas-vindas
- Chinese: 欢迎
- Croatian: dobrodošlica
- Czech: přivítání
- Danish: velkomst
- Dutch: welkomst
- European Spanish: recibimiento
- Finnish: vastaanotto
- French: bienvenue
- German: Willkommen
- Greek: καλωσόρισμα
- Italian: accoglienza
- Japanese: 歓迎
- Korean: 환영 인사
- Norwegian: velkomst
- Polish: powitanie
- European Portuguese: boas-vindas
- Romanian: primire
- Russian: приветствие
- Spanish: recibimiento
- Swedish: välkomnande
- Thai: การต้อนรับ
- Turkish: karşılama
- Ukrainian: привітання
- Vietnamese: sự đón tiếp
British English: welcome /ˈwɛlkəm/ VERB
If you welcome someone, you greet them in a friendly way when they arrive somewhere.
Several people came by to welcome me.
- American English: welcome
- Arabic: يُرَحِّبُ بِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar as boas-vindas
- Chinese: 欢迎
- Croatian: dočekati
- Czech: vítat
- Danish: byde velkommen
- Dutch: verwelkomen
- European Spanish: dar la bienvenida
- Finnish: toivottaa tervetulleeksi
- French: accueillir
- German: begrüßen
- Greek: καλωσορίζω
- Italian: accogliere
- Japanese: 歓迎する
- Korean: 환영하다
- Norwegian: ønske velkommen
- Polish: powitać
- European Portuguese: dar as boas-vindas
- Romanian: a întâmpina
- Russian: приветствовать
- Spanish: dar la bienvenida
- Swedish: välkomna
- Thai: ต้อนรับ
- Turkish: karşılamak
- Ukrainian: вітати
- Vietnamese: tiếp đón
British English: welcome ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as welcome, you mean that people wanted it and are happy that it has occurred.
This was certainly a welcome change of fortune.
British English: welcome! /ˈwɛlkəm/ INTERJECTION
You say `Welcome!' when you are greeting someone who has just arrived somewhere.
- American English: welcome!
- Arabic: مَرْحَباً
- Brazilian Portuguese: bem-vindo!
- Chinese: 欢迎光临！
- Croatian: dobrodošli!
- Czech: vítejte!
- Danish: velkommen
- Dutch: welkom!
- European Spanish: ¡Bienvenido!
- Finnish: tervetuloa!
- French: bienvenue !
- German: willkommen!
- Greek: καλωσορίσατε!
- Italian: benvenuto!
- Japanese: ようこそ！
- Korean: 환영! 인사
- Norwegian: velkommen!
- Polish: serdecznie witamy!
- European Portuguese: bem-vindo!
- Romanian: bun venit!
- Russian: добро пожаловать!
- Spanish: ¡Bienvenido!
- Swedish: välkommen!
- Thai: ยินดีต้อนรับ
- Turkish: hoş geldiniz!
- Ukrainian: ласкаво просимо!
- Vietnamese: hoan nghênh!
Translation of welcome from the Collins English to German Dictionary