Definitions of welfare

  1. something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the common good" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. of or relating to a welfare state Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Condition of health; prosperity; happiness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. State of faring or doing well: freedom from any calamity, etc.: enjoyment of health, etc.: prosperity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Enjoyment of health, prosperity, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The state of faring well; prosperity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Exemption from misfortune, sickness, calamity, or evil; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; prosperity; wellbeing: applied to states, the ordinary blessings of society and civil government. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. State of doing well; prosperity; wellbeing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. 1. Resources and conditions needed for healthy and comfortable living. 2. Government support for members of society who are disadvantaged. thelawdictionary.org
  13. wel'f[=a]r, n. state of faring or doing well: freedom from any calamity, &c.: enjoyment of health, &c.: prosperity. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Satisfactory state, health& prosperity, well-being, (usu. of person, society, &c., or with my &c.). Concise Oxford Dictionary

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