Definitions for sociableˈsoʊ ʃə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

so•cia•bleˈsoʊ ʃə bəl(adj.)

  1. inclined to associate with or be in the company of others.

  2. friendly or agreeable in company; companionable.

  3. characterized by agreeable companionship:

    a sociable evening.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of sociable:

1545–55; < L sociābilis=sociā(re) to unite (der. of socius partner, comrade) +-bilis -ble


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sociable, social, mixer(adj)

    a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

  2. sociable(adj)

    inclined to or conducive to companionship with others

    "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"

  3. sociable(adj)

    friendly and pleasant

    "a sociable gathering"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sociable(adjective)ˈsoʊ ʃə bəl

    ≠ unsociable

    a very sociable person


  1. sociable(Adjective)

    Tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial.

    He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sociable(noun)

    a gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable

  2. Sociable(noun)

    a carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver


  1. Sociable

    The Sociable or Buddy Bike or Side By Side Bicycle is a bicycle that supports two riders who sit side by side.

Translations for sociable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative unsociable ) fond of the company of others; friendly

He's a cheerful, sociable man.

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