on welfare

Definition of on welfare


  1. :  receiving money from the government because of a low income or lack of income a family on welfare

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the state of doing well especially in respect to good fortune, happiness, well-being, or prosperity

    :  aid in the form of money or necessities for those in need

    :  an agency or program through which such aid is distributed

  1. :  of, relating to, or concerned with welfare and especially with improvement of the welfare of disadvantaged social groups

    :  receiving public welfare benefits

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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