Definitions of social

  1.   of birds and animals tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind ants are social insects the herding instinct in sheep or cattle swarming behavior in bees
  2.   a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
  3.   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
  4.   marked by friendly companionship with others a social cup of coffee
  5.   living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups human beings are social animals spent a relaxed social evening immature social behavior
  6.   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
  7.   relating to human society and its members social institutions societal evolution societal forces social legislation
  8.   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
  9.   Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse companionable sociable as a social person
  10.   Consisting in union or mutual intercourse
  11.   Naturally growing in groups or masses said of many individual plants of the same species
  12.   Living in communities consisting of males females and neuters as do ants and most bees
  13.   Forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons as the social ascidians
  14.   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
  15.   Socially
  16.   Pertaining to society or companionship relating to men united in a society inclined for friendly intercourse consisting in mutual converse convivial
  18.   Pertaining to or fond of society consisting in friendly intercourse friendly
  19.   Pertaining or adapted to society sociable companionable
  20.   Socialness
  21.   Pertaining to society or men living in society inclined to friendly converse consisting in mutual converse disposed to unite in society convivial
  22.   Pert to men as living in society ready to engage in friendly and familiar intercourse companionable disposed to mix in society festive

Quotes of social

  1. A major one which no one can overlook is technological and based on inventions and discoveries which have altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations – Emily Greene Balch
  2. The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public The conventional is uncritically enjoyed and the truly new is criticized with aversion – Walter Benjamin
  3. We have views on social issues that may seem to some that we are hard -line Tories However our economics policies and our opposition to the process called globalisation could be considered by some to place us on the far -left of conventional politics – Steve Blake
  4. But I am sure also that from a political point of view and from a social point of view the federal link without infringing the sovereignty of any of the nations which might take part in such as association could be beneficial – Aristide Briand
  5. Almost all people have this potential for evil which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances – Iris Chang
  6. After all despite the economic advantage to firms that employed child labor it was in the social interest as a national policy to abolish it removing that advantage for all firms – Barry Commoner
  7. The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security crisis only to distract Americans from its serious mismanagement of the federal budget – Mark Dayton
  8. The family was not only the social unit but also the unit of government – Charles Eastman
  9. In embracing change entrepreneurs ensure social and economic stability – George Gilder
  10. We can't put up a protectionist dam on our own against the neo -liberal world market either However we can try together with our European partners to maintain the social character of Europe as much as possible – Johan Huizinga
  11. History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people but the appalling silence of the good people – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  12. Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party like the Social Democracy – Karl Liebknecht
  13. Black women whose experience is unique are seldom recognized as a particular social -cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration – Barbara Smith
  14. There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book but that doesn't satisfy me – Sheri S. Tepper
  15. There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter control or singly cope with – Woodrow Wilson

Usage examples for social

  1. Politics played such a part in social life – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  2. This condition is called Social Unrest and Tavia Travers though young and inexperienced was having a taste of its bitter moral poison – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  3. The true movement of the last fifteen years has been the progress of one idea Social Reform – Paul Clifford, Volume 1. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. Social club at Toronto ” – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  5. After this he possessed great social influence – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills
  6. It becomes a social wrong – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  7. 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
  8. Well how are people like ourselves going to feel any difference in what you call social conditions ” – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. It has had a large influence upon social life in the East – Buddhism and Buddhists in China by Lewis Hodus
  10. Besides I prefer not to be too friendly with a stranger until I know her social position – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  11. There isn't going to be any social – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. There is no place for anger in social life – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  13. Moreover in 1903 I believed that Mr Gerard would be welcome in Berlin for social reasons alone – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  14. Could he be got to feel more kindly toward the native and to treat him if not as an equal which he is not yet as a child the social aspect of the problem and it is the not least serious aspect would be completely altered – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  15. “ A country gentleman has social duties and much depends on what your neighbors think about you at first – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  16. Here was a social crisis – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  17. Franklin was always social and always a little vain – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  18. All the evidence we shall get will be of an innocent social club room down stairs – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  19. Julia would have no social position of course – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. But this isn't a social call – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton

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