Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Welfare is money paid by the government to poor people. (noun) Someone’s welfare is their health, safety, and other things the make them happy.

Examples: (noun) Many people who lose their jobs have to go on welfare until they find new ones. (noun) The government is reviewing the welfare benefits which single parents receive. (noun) It is clear that the issues the environment and animal welfare have become very important recently. (noun) Children need to exercise each day, for both their physical and psychological welfare.

Synonyms: nouns: well-being.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 C