- social accounting,
- social action,
- social and liberal democratic party,
- social assistance,
- social bee
Origin of social
Examples from the Web for socially
Someone who regularly rebels against the most socially sanctioned night of the year?
It is freedom, and accountable both legally and socially to the free choices of others around them.
It helps that he is the opposite of Christopher, he says: “socially good and mathematically disabled.”
Being mad about growing up an embittered, socially isolated nerd.From Socially Isolated Nerd to Jeopardy! Bad Boy: A Thank You Note|Arthur Chu|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her personal feelings about religion do not affect how she behaves legally, politically, or socially.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism|Regina Lizik|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beauchamp is for socially enfranchising the sex—that is all.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
There was magnetism in his personality, and he was soon welcomed among the socially distinguished in both seminary and city.Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati|Warren C. Herrick
Literacy, as a socially encompassing ideal, states that people should be literate because people think in language.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Intellectually, she's impossible; socially she is the possible in essence.Cape of Storms|Percival Pollard
He had made an unfortunate marriage with a woman far beneath him socially.The Land of Promise|D. Torbett
Word Origin for social
late 15c., "devoted to or relating to home life;" 1560s as "living with others," from Middle French social (14c.) and directly from Latin socialis "of companionship, of allies; united, living with others; of marriage, conjugal," from socius "companion, ally," probably originally "follower," from PIE *sokw-yo-, suffixed form of root *sekw- (1) "to follow," and thus related to sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Cf. Old English secg, Old Norse seggr "companion," which seem to have been formed on the same notion). Related: Socially.
Sense of "characterized by friendliness or geniality" is from 1660s. Meaning "living or liking to live with others; companionable, disposed to friendly intercourse" is from 1720s. Meaning "of or pertaining to society as a natural condition of human life" first attested 1695, in Locke. Sense of "pertaining to fashionable society" is from 1873.
Social climber is from 1893; social work is 1890; social worker 1904. Social drink(ing) first attested 1976. Social studies as an inclusive term for history, geography, economics, etc., is attested from 1916. Social security "system of state support for needy citizens" is attested from 1908. Social butterfly is from 1867, in figurative reference to "flitting."
Social contract (1849) ultimately is from Rousseau. Social Darwinism attested from 1887. Social engineering attested from 1899. Social science is from 1811. In late 19c. newspapers, social evil is "prostitution." Social justice is attested by 1718; social network by 1971; social networking by 1984.
"friendly gathering," 1870, from social (adj.). In late 17c. it meant "a companion, associate."