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Definitions of social

  1. Socially. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society; "made fun of her being so social and high-toned"; "a social gossip colum"; "the society page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. marked by friendly companionship with others; "a social cup of coffee" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups; "human beings are social animals"; "spent a relaxed social evening"; "immature social behavior" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability; "a purely social club"; "the church has a large social hall"; "a social director" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest or concerns; social pleasure; social benefits; social happiness; social duties. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable; sociable; as, a social person. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Consisting in union or mutual intercourse. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Naturally growing in groups or masses; -- said of many individual plants of the same species. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Living in communities consisting of males, females, and neuters, as do ants and most bees. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons; as, the social ascidians. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. Pertaining to men as living in association with each other; relating to general conditions of human life; as, social welfare; social work; inclined to friendly relationship and conversation; as, a social disposition; pertaining to friendly association with others; as, she has fine social gifts; of plants, growing in groups; of insects, living in organized communities, as ants or bees. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Pertaining to society or companionship: relating to men united in a society: inclined for friendly intercourse: consisting in mutual converse: convivial. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. SOCIALITY, SOCIALNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Pertaining to, or fond of, society; consisting in friendly intercourse; friendly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Pertaining to society or men living in society; inclined to friendly converse; consisting in mutual converse; disposed to unite in society; convivial. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for social

  1. It was a life for which she had so often longed, and she thought with amusement of her various social activities in the city. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  2. Franklin was always social and always a little vain. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.