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Definition of Social

Social

  1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest or concerns; social pleasure; social benefits; social happiness; social duties.
  2. Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable; sociable; as, a social person.
  3. Consisting in union or mutual intercourse.
  4. Naturally growing in groups or masses; -- said of many individual plants of the same species.
  5. Living in communities consisting of males, females, and neuters, as do ants and most bees.
  6. Forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons; as, the social ascidians.

Social Quotations

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
Darell Hammond

The more social media we have, the more we think we're connecting, yet we are really disconnecting from each other.
JR

Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
Ban Ki-moon

It's fine to have social media that connects us with old friends, but we need tools that help us discover new people as well.
Ethan Zuckerman
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Social Translations

social in Afrikaans is sosiaal
social in Danish is social
social in Dutch is sociaal, maatschappelijk
social in French is sociale
social in German is sozial, gesellig
social in Italian is sociale, socievole
social in Spanish is sociable, socian, tertulia
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