Society meaning

sə-sī'ĭ-tē
Society is defined as a group of people living as a community or an organized group of people for a common purpose.

An example of society is Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

An example of society is the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

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An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest.

A folklore society; a society of bird watchers.

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Companionship; company.

Enjoys the society of friends and family members.

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The wealthy, socially dominant members of a community.
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The definition of society is anything relating to the fashionable or wealthy community.

An example of society is a party attended by socialites.

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The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals.

Working for the benefit of society.

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A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture.

Rural society; literary society.

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A group of persons regarded as forming a single community, esp. as forming a distinct social or economic class.
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Company or companionship.

To seek another's society.

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A group of animals or plants living together in a single environment and regarded as constituting a homogeneous unit or entity.
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Any organized group of people joined together because of work, interests, etc. in common.

A medical society.

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The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals.

Working for the benefit of society.

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The system or condition of living together as a community in such a group.

An agrarian society.

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All people, collectively, regarded as constituting a community of related, interdependent individuals.

A law for the good of society.

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One's friends or associates.
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A group of persons regarded or regarding itself as a dominant class, usually because of wealth, birth, education, etc.

Her debut into society.

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The conduct, standards, activities, etc. of this class.
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Of or characteristic of society.

The society page of a newspaper.

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An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest.

A folklore society; a society of bird watchers.

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Companionship; company.

Enjoys the society of friends and family members.

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A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture.

Rural society; literary society.

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(countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.

This society has been known for centuries for its colorful clothing and tight-knit family structure.

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(countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.

It was then that they decided to found a society of didgeridoo-playing unicyclists.

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(countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.

The gap between Western and Eastern societies seems to be narrowing.

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(uncountable) The people of one's country or community taken as a whole.

Our global society develops in fits and starts.

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(uncountable) High society.

Smith was first introduced into society at the Duchess of Grand Fenwick's annual rose garden party.

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(countable, law) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act toward a common goal.
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A colony or community of organisms, usually of the same species.

An insect society.

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A colony or community of organisms, usually of the same species.

An insect society.

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Origin of society

French société from Old French from Latin societās fellowship from socius companion sekw-1 in Indo-European roots