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Adjective: social  sow-shul
  1. Relating to human society and its members
    "social institutions"; "social legislation";
    - societal
  2. Living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups
    "a human being is a social animal"; "mature social behaviour"
  3. 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"
  4. Tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
    "ants are social insects"
  5. Marked by friendly companionship with others
    "a social cup of coffee"
  6. Relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society
    "made fun of her being so social and high-toned"; "a social gossip column"
Noun: social  sow-shul
  1. A party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    - sociable, mixer

Derived forms: socials

See also: cultural, ethnic, ethnical, friendly, gregarious, interpersonal, multiethnic, multi-ethnic, sociable, sociality

Type of: party

Antonym: unsocial

Encyclopedia: Social, Rhode Island