social

[ soh-shuh l ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl /

adjective

noun

a social gathering or party, especially of or as given by an organized group: a church social.
Digital Technology. social media: photos posted to social.

Origin of social

1555–65; < Latin sociālis, equivalent to soci(us) partner, comrade + -ālis -al1

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social

/ (ˈsəʊʃəl) /

adjective

noun

an informal gathering, esp of an organized group, to promote companionship, communal activity, etc

Derived Forms

socially, adverbsocialness, noun

Word Origin for social

C16: from Latin sociālis companionable, from socius a comrade
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