Dividend vs Welfare - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between dividend and welfare

is that dividend is dividend while welfare is (uncountable) health, safety, happiness and prosperity; well-being in any respect.

dividend

Noun

(en noun)
  • (arithmetic) A number or expression that is to be divided by another.
  • In "42 ÷ 3" the dividend is the 42.
  • (finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
  • Hyponyms

    * regular dividend, special dividend

    See also

    * addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) × (summand) = (sum, total) * subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference) * multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product) * division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend * numerator ----

    welfare

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) Health, safety, happiness and prosperity; well-being in any respect.
  • * , chapter=19
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare . Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer doing billets.}}
  • (uncountable, chiefly, US) Various forms of financial aid provided by the government to those who are in need of it (abbreviated form of Welfare assistance ).
  • Synonyms

    * income support, public assistance, social security

    Antonyms

    * evilfare * illfare * woefare * wofare

    See also

    * * ----