Definitions of society

  1.   the fashionable elite
  2.   a formal association of people with similar interests he joined a golf club they formed a small lunch society men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  3.   the state of being with someone he missed their company he enjoyed the society of his friends
  4.   an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  5.   The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way companionship fellowship company
  6.   Connection participation partnership
  7.   A number of persons associated for any temporary or permanent object an association for mutual or joint usefulness pleasure or profit a social union a partnership as a missionary society
  8.   The persons collectively considered who live in any region or at any period any community of individuals who are united together by a common bond of nearness or intercourse those who recognize each other as associates friends and acquaintances
  9.   Specifically the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences those who mutually give receive formal entertainments
  10.   An organized body of persons united by a common interest and purpose people in general considered as living in relationship with each other as to work for the uplift of society companionship people of culture and of good standing in any community sometimes applied to people of wealth and fashion as all society was present at the wedding
  11.   A number of persons associated for a common interest a community or partnership the civilized body of mankind persons who associate a religious or ecclesiastical body
  12.   Association of persons in one interest whole body of civilised persons companionship
  13.   A body of persons composing a community or connected by some tie
  14.   The wealthy and cultured class of a community
  15.   Companionship fellowship
  16.   A number of persons united in community an association for the promotion of some common object a fraternity company fellowship partnership
  17.   A number of persons associated for a particular purpose fellowship the civilised body of mankind the public those persons in any community who usually associate together a religious body

Quotes of society

  1. The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar the address must be the fire that burns thereon – Felix Adler
  2. He who is unable to live in society or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself must be either a beast or a god – Aristotle
  3. I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context – Joseph Beuys
  4. But in the end in the end one is alone We are all of us alone I mean I'm told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society but in the end one knows one is alone that one lives at the heart of a solitude – Harold Bloom
  5. Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt – Shirley Chisholm
  6. If I wasn't doing this I'd be in school studying political science or socioeconomic something I love visiting different cultures and finding out how they make up a society – Eliza Dushku
  7. Human rights commissions as they are evolving are an attack on our fundamental freedoms and the basic existence of a democratic society It is in fact totalitarianism I find this is very scary stuff – Stephen Harper
  8. At the heart of these challenges lies the question of how the institutions of the European Union make laws the types of laws they pass and the effectiveness with which those laws are implemented on civil society and the economy – John Hutton
  9. Eroding solidarity paradoxically makes a society more susceptible to the construction of substitute collectives and fascisms of all kinds – Elfriede Jelinek
  10. Sports are a microcosm of society – Billie Jean King
  11. Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius mental vigor and courage which it contained – John Stuart Mill
  12. Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change Unless we can do so there can be no human society as we know it – Kenneth L. Pike
  13. I am optimistic that peace can be achieved in the region because I believe that every society on earth can be free and that if freedom comes to the Middle East there can be peace – Natan Sharansky
  14. He has the obligation to society that any human being has I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else – Shel Silverstein
  15. With the other fellow actors who have gone astray I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people It's really not true – Tina Yothers

Usage examples for society

  1. “ I fancy you will like them all three and be happy for some time in their society – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. He should not be received in society – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  3. “ I helped to put him there to get him out of the way as a danger to Society – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  4. Our first duty is to Society – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. “ No we don't know any more of the very gossippy kind but we are going to a tea at Dot's and we'll make a society note of that – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  6. Society will come back to town very soon now at least some of it – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  7. Of course we couldn't possibly let him go he isn't fit for his own society – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  8. Will you live eight months in society and four months in the country – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  9. Of course society is open to me – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  10. But it would not be fair to my wife she doesn't get very much of my society and she has been looking forward to our having a run together – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  11. The society is a thing of the past and you'll find your friend Penrod's parents agree with me in that – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  12. Their hand was against society and society's against them – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne
  13. Just look at what society is ” – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  14. Society always does it except when the marriage is one to be ashamed of – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  15. There is no one whose society I grow so soon tired of – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  16. “ I suppose there is some very nice society – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  17. As you will fair Madame and you I know will not say me nay when I ask you to bid all your guests come as I have a word to say to them of the 'hidden wife ' society gives me – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  18. Well if that's society then – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  19. Ladies of high society came to congratulate us ” – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  20. She and her brother have been lost to Society since long before my marriage – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes

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