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Another word for public assistance

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Noun
  1. Assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed

      1. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
      2. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
      1. The easing of a pain, distress, or anxiety:
      2. Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
      3. Aid in time of danger:
      1. Food, clothing, or money given to the needy.
      2. A folder or leaflet circulated free of charge.
      3. A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
      1. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
      2. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
      3. One's fate.
      1. To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
      2. To provide assistance, support, or relief:
      3. The act or result of helping; assistance:
    See also:

    help