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.
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'social' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #182
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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
The brains of octopuses are more similar to those of snails than humans, but our studies add to evidence that they can exhibit some of the same behaviorss that we can, what our studies suggest is that certain brain chemicals, or neurotransmitters, that send signals between neurons required for these social behaviorss are evolutionarily conserved.
I don't think we can win on that, if we are not perceived as too far to the left, we can win. I think the South wants to be a part of mainstream America, politically and in every every other way. I think we play on that and let common sense dictate our positions. And it has to be done in concert with the business community. We have alienated a lot of the business community. The business community has a huge stake in maintaining a stable economic and social and educational environment.
Hong Kong radical demonstrators have repeatedly attacked police officers with extremely dangerous tools, hong Kong radical demonstrators have already constituted serious violent crimes and have begun to show signs of terrorism. This is a gross violation of the rule of law and social order in Hong Kong, which is endangering the lives and safety for Hong Kong citizens.
I had a couple of Bundies, it was nothing major, just a couple of nice social drinks.
There is no evidence in this study that there is anything at all normal about shorter gestation for black women for instance, quite the contrary, these findings of very large racial and ethnic disparities should cause us to redouble our efforts to understand not only the biological but also the behavioral and social determinants of racial differences in health.
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- مجتمعي, اجتماعيArabic
- socialCatalan, Valencian
- sociální, společenskýCzech
- gesellschaftlich, gesellig, Sozial-, kontaktfreudig, sozialGerman
- اجتماعی, سوسیالPersian
- ulospäinsuuntautunut, yhteiskunta, tutustumistilaisuus, ekstrovertti, yhteiskunnallinen, sossu, sosiaalinen, sotu, hetuFinnish
- sòisealta, caidreamhachScottish Gaelic
- társasági, társadalmi, szociálisHungarian
- sociale, socievole, estroversoItalian
- maatschappelijk, sociaalDutch
- sosial, sosialenNorwegian
- społeczny, towarzyskiPolish
- общительный, общественный, социальныйRussian
- sosyal, toplumsalTurkish
- xã hộiVietnamese
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