HyperDic: welfare

English > 3 senses of the word welfare:
NOUNactwelfare, social welfare, public assistancegovernmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
attributewelfare, benefitsomething that aids or promotes well-being
statewelfare, wellbeing, well-being, upbeat, eudaemonia, eudaimoniaa contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
welfare > pronunciation
Soundsweh'lfeh.r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > welfare: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaninggovernmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need.
Example"she lives on welfare"
Synonymssocial welfare, public assistance
Narrowerdole, pogy, pogeymoney received from the state
reliefAid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
social insurancegovernment provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
Broaderaid, economic aid, financial aid, assistance, financial assistance, economic assistancemoney to support a worthy person or cause
Spanishbienestar social
Catalanbenestar social
English > welfare: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningSomething that aids or promotes well-being.
Synonymbenefit
Narroweradvantage, rewardbenefit resulting from some event or action
sake, interestA reason for wanting something done
Broadergood, goodnessThat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
Spanishbeneficio, provecho
Catalanbenefici, profit
English > welfare: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous.
Synonymswellbeing, well-being, upbeat, eudaemonia, eudaimonia
Narrowerfool's paradiseAn illusory state of wellbeing
health, wellnessA healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
Broaderprosperity, successfulnessThe condition of prospering
Oppositeill-beinglack of prosperity or happiness or health
Spanishbienestar, comodidad, eudaemonia, eudaimonia, holgura
Catalanbenestar, comoditat, eudaemonia, eudaimonia, eudemonisme, folgança

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