NounWelfare (countable and uncountable; plural Welfares)
- (uncountable) health, happiness and prosperity; well-doing or well-being in any respect
- (countable) aid, provided by a government, etc. to people in need, especially financial aid
Adjectives for Welfare
immediate; bodily; real; general; human; material; permanent; spiritual; financial; commercial; national; eternal.
Verbs for Welfare
administer—; advance—; aid—; concern—; consider—; consult—; contribute to—; determine—; devote to—; disregard—; encourage —; endanger—; forward—; foster—; further—; ignore—; impair—; improve—; jeopardize—; neglect—; overlook—; plan —; promote—; raise—; regard—; respect —; sacrifice—; safeguard—; seek—; serve —; study—; threaten—; —ascends; —flourishes ; —thrives.
ADC, Easy Street, Medicaid, Medicare, advantage, affluence, aid, alimony, allotment, allowance, almsgiving, altruistic, annuity, assistance, avail, bed of roses, behalf, behoof, beneficent, benefit, benevolent, benison, bighearted, blessing, boon, bounty, charitable, child welfare, clover, comfort, commonweal, contentment, cradle-to-grave security, depletion allowance, dole, ease, easy circumstances, eleemosynary, felicity, fellowship, financial assistance, fleshpots, fortune, freehearted, gain, generous, good, gracious life, gracious living, grant, grant-in-aid, greathearted, guaranteed annual income, guaranteed income, happiness, health insurance, help, humanitarian, interest, lap of luxury, largehearted, life of ease, loaves and fishes, luck, luxury, old-age assistance, old-age insurance, pecuniary aid, pension, philanthropic, price support, profit, prosperity, prosperousness, public assistance, public welfare, relief, retirement benefits, satisfaction, scholarship, security, sickness insurance, social insurance, social security, social service, social welfare, social work, socialized medicine, state medicine, stipend, subsidization, subsidy, subvention, success, support, tax benefit, the affluent life, the good life, thriving condition, unemployment compensation, unemployment insurance, upward mobility, velvet, weal, wealth, welfare aid, welfare capitalism, welfare payments, welfare state, welfare statism, welfare statist, welfare work, welfarism, welfarist, well-being, womb-to-tomb security, world of good
- Welfare in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Welfare in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Welfare at OneLook Dictionary Search
welfare m. inv.