1. favorable to life and growth

- soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth

- a hospitable environment

Similar word(s): genial, kind

2. disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity

- a good-natured and hospitable man

- a hospitable act

- hospitable invitations

Similar word(s): friendly, welcoming

3. having an open mind

- hospitable to new ideas

Similar word(s): open, receptive