What is another word for food stamps?

Pronunciation: [fˈuːd stˈamps] (IPA)

There are several alternative terms for food stamps, a national program that provides low-income individuals and families with funds to purchase groceries. One common synonym is SNAP, an abbreviation for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Other options include EBT, or Electronic Benefit Transfer, which refers to the debit card used to access food stamp benefits. Additionally, some states use their own terminology, such as the California CalFresh program or the Texas Lone Star Card. While the name may vary, the goal of these programs is to address food insecurity and ensure that everyone has access to nutritious meals.

Synonyms for Food stamps:

What are the hypernyms for Food stamps?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    welfare benefits, entitlement programs, Government Assistance (Programs), Income Support Programs, Subsidy programs.

Famous quotes with Food stamps

  • Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps.
    Patricia Ireland
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    Debi Mazar
  • The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid.
    Franklin Raines
  • Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.
    Greenville County (S.C.) Department of Social Services

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