HyperDic: hospitable

English > 3 senses of the word hospitable:
ADJECTIVEallhospitablefavorable to life and growth
allhospitabledisposed to treat guests / guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity / generosity
allhospitablehaving an open mind
hospitable > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'spih'tahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hospitable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFavorable to life and growth.
Examples
  • "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"
  • "a hospitable environment"
Narrowerkind, genialagreeable, conducive to comfort / comfort
Oppositeinhospitableunfavorable to life or growth
Spanishacogedor, hospitalario
English > hospitable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdisposed to treat guests / guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity / generosity.
Examples
  • "a good-natured and hospitable man"
  • "a hospitable act"
  • "hospitable invitations"
NarrowerwelcomingVery cordial
See alsofriendlycharacteristic of or befitting a friend
Oppositeinhospitablenot hospitable
Spanishhospitalario
Nounshospitablenesshaving a disposition that welcomes guests and is fond of entertaining
hospitalitykindness / kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
Adverbshospitablyin a hospitable manner
English > hospitable: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving an open mind.
Example"hospitable to new ideas"
Broaderreceptive, openReady or willing to receive favorably
Spanishabierto
Catalanobert

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