Jisho

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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to go out to meet
  • ホテル
  • くるま
  • むか迎えて
  • くだ下さい
  • Please pick me up at the hotel at six o'clock.
2. to receive; to welcome; to greet; to salute; to hail; to reach; to approach; to enter (a phase, era, etc.)
  • いしゃ医者
  • むか迎え
  • やった
  • とき
  • かれ
  • びょうき病気になって
  • いっしゅうかん1週間
  • たっていた
  • He had been ill for a week when they sent for a doctor.
3. to accept (e.g. as a member of a group or family)
  • しゅしょう首相
  • さんこのれい三顧の礼
  • もって
  • かれ
  • ほうむだいじん法務大臣
  • むか迎えた
  • The Prime Minister has won his services as Minister for Justice.
4. to call for; to summon; to invite
  • かれ
  • すぐに
  • むか迎えて
  • やる
  • こと
  • 決まった
  • It was decided that he should be sent for at once.
5. to approach (a certain time, a point in one's life, etc.)
  • よい
  • とし
  • むかお迎え
  • ください
  • I wish you a Happy New Year.
Other forms
邀える 【むかえる】

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