Associations to the word «Society»


SOCIETY, noun. (countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
SOCIETY, noun. (countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.
SOCIETY, noun. (countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
SOCIETY, noun. (uncountable) The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole.
SOCIETY, noun. (uncountable) High society.
SOCIETY, noun. (countable) (legal) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act toward a common goal.
SOCIETY ISLANDER, noun. A person from the Society Islands.
SOCIETY ISLANDS, proper noun. A group of islands in the South Pacific; part of French Polynesia.
SOCIETY OF JESUS, proper noun. An order of Roman Catholic clergy, the Jesuits, having a tradition of education, theological scholarship, and missionary work; formed during the 16th century.

Dictionary definition

SOCIETY, noun. An extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization.
SOCIETY, noun. A formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today".
SOCIETY, noun. The state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends".
SOCIETY, noun. The fashionable elite.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy