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Definitions of SOCIETY
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.
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.
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.
Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.
By Oddity Software
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.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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.
By Daniel Lyons
Association of persons in one interest; whole body of civilised persons; companionship.
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
A body of persons composing a community or connected by some tie.
The wealthy and cultured class of a community.
By James Champlin Fernald
A number of persons united in community; an association for the promotion of some common object; a fraternity; company; fellowship; partnership.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
n. [Latin] The union of many persons in one general interest, or the number of persons united by one common bond or interest; community; human society: the whole family of man :-a number of persons united by agreement or incorporated by law for some specific purpose ; company: partnership ; club ; association, &c ;-the persons collectively considered who live in any region or at any period ; specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences ; - persons living in the same neighbourhood and frequently meeting in the same circle; acquaintance; friends;-union on equal terms: intercourse ; fellowship; social company; companionship.
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