welfare
1. [ noun ] (government) governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
Synonyms: social_welfare
Related terms: financial_aid relief dole social_insurance
2. [ noun ] something that aids or promotes well-being
Synonyms: benefit
Examples:

: "for the common good"

Related terms: good sake advantage benefit
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to a welfare state
Synonyms: welfare-statist welfarist
Related terms: liberal
4. [ noun ] a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
Synonyms: well-being eudaimonia upbeat wellbeing eudaemonia
Examples:

"the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"

Related terms: ill-being prosperity health fool's_paradise
5. [ noun ] the state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
Synonyms: well-being eudaimonia eudaemonia wellbeing upbeat
Examples:

"the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"

Related terms: ill-being prosperity health fool's_paradise
Similar spelling:   well-bred
  welfarist
  Welliver