HyperDic: social

English > 7 senses of the word social:
ADJECTIVEpertsocial, societalrelating to human society and its members
allsocialliving together or enjoying / enjoying / enjoying / enjoying life in communities or organized groups
pertsocialrelating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society
allsocialcomposed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability
allsocialtending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
allsocialmarked by friendly companionship with others
NOUNgroupsocial, sociable, mixera party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
social > pronunciation
Soundssow'shahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to human society and its members.
Examples
  • "social institutions"
  • "social legislation"
Synonymsocietal
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssocietyan extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
Adverbssociallyby or with respect to society
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLiving together or enjoying / enjoying / enjoying / enjoying life in communities or organized groups.
Examples
  • "a human being is a social animal"
  • "mature social behavior"
Attribute ofsocialityThe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
Narrowercultural, ethnic, ethnicaldenoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways / ways of living built up by a group of people
gregariousinstinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying / enjoying / enjoying the company of others
interpersonalOccurring among or involving several people
multiethnic, multi-ethnicInvolving several ethnic groups
See alsofriendlycharacteristic of or befitting a friend
gregarious(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species
sociableInclined to or conducive to companionship with others
Oppositeunsocialnot seeking or given to association
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssocialitythe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
Adverbssociallyin a social manner
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society.
Examples
  • "made fun of her being so social and high-toned"
  • "a social gossip colum"
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssocietythe fashionable elite
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningComposed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability.
Examples
  • "a purely social club"
  • "the church has a large social hall"
  • "a social director"
BroadersociableInclined to or conducive to companionship with others
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssociala party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
socialitythe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaningtending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind.
Example"ants are social insects"
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Broadergregarious(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssocialitythe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
English > social: 7 senses > adjective 6
Meaningmarked by friendly companionship with others.
Example"a social cup of coffee"
Broaderfriendlycharacteristic of or befitting a friend
Spanishsocial
Catalansocial
Nounssociala party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
socialitythe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
English > social: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.
Synonymssociable, mixer
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
Spanishsociable, social, tertulia, velada
Catalanreunió social, sociable, social, tertúlia, vetllada
Adjectivessocialmarked by friendly companionship with others
socialcomposed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability

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