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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

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
Albert Einstein

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Helen Keller
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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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