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1. assistance

noun. ['əˈsɪstəns'] the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.

Synonyms

  • succour
  • support
  • activity
  • thanks
  • accommodation
  • boost
  • assist
  • succor
  • service
  • refuge
  • lift
  • aid
  • ministration
  • facilitation
  • recourse
  • comfort
  • encouragement
  • self-help
  • resort
  • relief
  • helping hand
  • hand

Antonyms

  • disservice
  • nonworker
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • assistance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • assistentia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Social Assistance

  • self-subsistence
  • coexistence
  • subsistence
  • consistence
  • resistence
  • resistance
  • persistence
  • outdistance
  • insistence
  • existence
  • distance

2. assistance

noun. ['əˈsɪstəns'] a resource.

Synonyms

  • help
  • aid

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • assistance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • assistentia (Latin)

3. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] relating to human society and its members.

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

4. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups.

Synonyms

  • gregarious
  • multiethnic
  • friendly
  • cultural
  • ethnic
  • sociable
  • sociality
  • interpersonal
  • ethnical

Antonyms

  • unsocial
  • unfriendly
  • unsociable
  • inhospitable

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

5. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability.

Antonyms

  • hostile

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

6. social

noun. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.

Synonyms

  • mixer
  • sociable

Antonyms

  • introversive
  • ambiversive
  • unsociability

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

7. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] marked by friendly companionship with others.

Antonyms

  • ungracious

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

8. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind.

Antonyms

  • uncongenial

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word social-assistance


1. Noun Phrase
Healthcare and social assistance have the highest pay, on average; the median hourly wage in those industries was $14.26, of 2017.

2. Noun Phrase
They may translate if they are fluent in other languages than English, arrange transportation for clients, keep client records up to date and determine eligibility for social assistance programs.

3. Noun Phrase
Non-profit often have to invest in professional fundraising consultants and other salaried staff to raise money, which increases administrative costs and reduces the amount of funds available for development and social assistance projects.

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