Definitions for social
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word social.
sociable, social, mixeradjective
a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
relating to human society and its members
"social institutions"; "societal evolution"; "societal forces"; "social legislation"
living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups
"a human being is a social animal"; "mature social behavior"
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"
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"
tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
"ants are social insects"
marked by friendly companionship with others
"a social cup of coffee"
A festive gathering to foster introductions.
They organized a social at the dance club to get people to know each other.
A dance held to raise money for a couple to be married.
Short for social security benefit, the UK government department responsible for administering such welfare benefit for its employees.
Fred hated going down to the social to sign on.
Short for social security number.
What's your social?
Being extroverted or outgoing.
James is a very social guy, he knows lots of people.
Of or relating to society.
Relating to social media or social networks.
Relating to a nation's allies (cf. the Social War)
Etymology: From social, from socialis, from socius, from sequor.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: socialis, Latin.
To love our neighbour as ourselves is such a fundamental truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality. John Locke.
Withers adieu! yet not with thee remove
Thy martial spirit or thy social love. Alexander Pope.
Thou in thy secrecy although alone,
Best with thy self accompany’d, seek’st not
Social communication. John Milton.
Social organisms, including humans, live collectively in interacting populations. This interaction is considered social whether they are aware of it or not, and whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.
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
ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable; sociable; as, a social person
consisting in union or mutual intercourse
naturally growing in groups or masses; -- said of many individual plants of the same species
living in communities consisting of males, females, and neuters, as do ants and most bees
forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons; as, the social ascidians
The term social refers to a characteristic of living organisms as applied to populations of humans and other animals. It always refers to the interaction of organisms with other organisms and to their collective co-existence, irrespective of whether they are aware of it or not, and irrespective of whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.
Able to share time with other human beings.
We as human beings love to share time with each other, we are very social.
Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020
Of or relating to human beings or society.
Human beings are social beings and like to go out to share time with each other.
Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020
living in communities: more especially those species in which undeveloped or worker forms occur and where the colony has a single female head.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'social' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #182
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'social' in Written Corpus Frequency: #716
Rank popularity for the word 'social' in Adjectives Frequency: #11
The numerical value of social in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of social in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There’s been a lot more joyriding, and you also see a lot of young people put their escapades on social media.
We're completely kidnapped on a judicial, political, social and economic front, 13 years, 9 months, 7 days, and 12 hours? It's a complete disgrace.
People used to have a party after a girl was circumcised, they'd celebrate and exchange gifts, so for them to turn from there and say,' look this is a crime or this is a sin or this is not allowed by religion' means confronting a lot of beliefs and social norms.
Regular physical activity is crucial for children, it benefits perception, language, emotional skills, social behavior, in short intellectual development. Children with good motor skills can move around with greater precision, reducing the risk of accidents and developing sporting potential.
With social media networks putting pressure on people for how they look, it's driving up the motivating factor of body image.
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Translations for social
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- مجتمعي, اجتماعيArabic
- socialCatalan, Valencian
- sociální, společenskýCzech
- Sozial-, gesellig, sozial, gesellschaftlich, kontaktfreudigGerman
- اجتماعی, سوسیالPersian
- ekstrovertti, tutustumistilaisuus, yhteiskunta, yhteiskunnallinen, hetu, sossu, sotu, sosiaalinen, ulospäinsuuntautunutFinnish
- caidreamhach, sòisealtaScottish Gaelic
- társasági, társadalmi, szociálisHungarian
- socievole, sociale, estroversoItalian
- maatschappelijk, sociaalDutch
- sosialen, sosialNorwegian
- towarzyski, społecznyPolish
- общественный, социальный, общительныйRussian
- sosyal, toplumsalTurkish
- xã hộiVietnamese
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