HyperDic: society

English > 4 senses of the word society:
NOUNgroupsocietyan extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
groupsociety, club, social club, guild, gild, lodge, ordera formal association of people with similar interests
statesociety, company, companionship, fellowshipthe state of being with someone
groupsociety, high society, beau monde, smart set, bon tonthe fashionable elite
society > pronunciation
Soundssahsay'ahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > society: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization.
Memberssocial organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureThe people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
Partsclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
sectorA social group that forms part of the society or the economy
Narrowercivilization, civilisationA society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
culture, civilization, civilisationA particular society at a particular time and place
open societyA society that allows its members considerable freedom (as in a democracy / democracy)
tribal societyA society with the social organization of a tribe
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishsociedad
Catalansocietat
Adjectivessocial, societalrelating to human society and its members
socioculturalrelating to both social and cultural matters
English > society: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA formal association of people with similar interests.
Example "they formed a small lunch society"
Synonymsclub, social club, guild, gild, lodge, order
Membersclub membersomeone who is a member of a club
Narrowerathenaeum, atheneumA literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
bookclubA club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices / prices
chapterA local branch of some fraternity or association
chess clubA club of people to play chess
country clubA suburban club for recreation / recreation and socializing
fraternity, fratA social club for male undergraduates
glee clubA club organized to sing together
golf clubA club of people to play golf
hunt, hunt clubAn association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
investors clubA club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly
jockey clubA club to promote and regulate horse racing
racket clubclub for players of racket sports
rowing clubA club for rowers
service clubA club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services
slate clubA group of people who save money in a common fund for a specific purpose (usually distributed at Christmas)
sororityA social club for female undergraduates
turnvereinA club of tumblers or gymnasts
yacht club, boat clubclub that promotes and supports / supports yachting and boating
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishasociación, clube, club, cofradía, colegio, fraternidad, gremio, liga, lodge, logia, sociedad
Catalanassociació, club, fraternitat, gremi, societat
English > society: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being with someone.
Example "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
Synonymscompany, companionship, fellowship
NarrowerfreemasonryA natural or instinctive fellowship between people of similar interests
Broaderfriendship, friendly relationshipThe state of being friends (or friendly)
Spanishcamaradería, compañerismo
Catalancompanyonia, germanor
English > society: 4 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe fashionable elite.
Synonymshigh society, beau monde, smart set, bon ton
MembersFour HundredThe exclusive social set of a city
Broaderelite, elite groupA group or class of persons enjoying / enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
Spanishalta sociedad, beau monde, bon ton, buenas maneras, gente bien, jet-set, sociedad
Catalanalta societat, beau monde, bon ton, gran món, jet-set
Adjectivessocialrelating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society

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