|a.||1.||Receiving and entertaining strangers or guests with kindness and without reward; kind to strangers and guests; characterized by hospitality.|
|2.||Proceeding from or indicating kindness and generosity to guests and strangers; |
|Adj.||1.||hospitable - favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment"|
inhospitable - unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas"
|2.||hospitable - disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity; "a good-natured and hospitable man"; "a hospitable act"; "hospitable invitations"|
inhospitable - not hospitable; "they are extremely inhospitable these days"; "her greeting was cold and inhospitable"
|3.||hospitable - (`hospitable' is usually followed by `to') having an open mind; "hospitable to new ideas"; "open to suggestions"|
Synonyms: open to