Definition and Meanings for social

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Social is ranked 319 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of social

adjective

Etymology of social

l. socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. f. social. see sue to follow

Meaning of social


as adjective

  • 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.
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