social services

noun

Definition of social services

  1. :  a program supported by a government or private organization that helps people who have financial or family problems the Department of Social Services Contact social services for help.

Word by Word Definitions

socialplay
  1. :  involving allies or confederates

    :  marked by or passed in pleasant companionship with friends or associates

    :  sociable

  1. :  sociable

serviceplay services
  1. :  the occupation or function of serving

    :  employment as a servant

    :  the work performed by one that serves

  1. :  to perform services for: such as

    :  to repair or provide maintenance for

    :  to meet interest and sinking fund payments on (as government debt)

  1. :  of or relating to the armed services

    :  used in serving or supplying

    :  intended for hard or everyday use

  1. :  an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit

    :  a related Old World tree (S. torminalis) with bitter fruits


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up social services? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!