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society

so·ci·e·ty

society

 
pronunciation:
s saI ti
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: societies
definition 1: a group of persons associated for a particular purpose or activity.
the local art society
synonyms:
association, club, guild, organization
similar words:
alliance, circle, crowd, order, union
definition 2: the members of a community or group considered together.
synonyms:
body, community, public
similar words:
circle, fellowship
definition 3: all human beings considered together, esp. in regard to their group relationships.
similar words:
community
definition 4: the social activities of upper-class or fashionable people.
definition 5: the individuals that make up such a class or group.
synonyms:
elite, gentry
definition 6: company; companionship.
His society is pleasant to me.
synonyms:
companionship, company, fellowship
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: relating to elegant, fashionable, or genteel society.
a society womanthe society pages of the newspaper
synonyms:
aristocratic, social, upper-class
similar words:
chic, elegant, fashionable, genteel, highborn, stylish
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