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Definition of Society


  1. The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.
  2. Connection; participation; partnership.
  3. A number of persons associated for any temporary or permanent object; an association for mutual or joint usefulness, pleasure, or profit; a social union; a partnership; as, a missionary society.
  4. The persons, collectively considered, who live in any region or at any period; any community of individuals who are united together by a common bond of nearness or intercourse; those who recognize each other as associates, friends, and acquaintances.
  5. Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.

Society Quotations

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Mahatma Gandhi

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.

The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Emma Goldman
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Society Translations

society in Afrikaans is klub, samelewing, vereniging
society in Danish is selskab
society in Finnish is seura, kerho
society in Italian is comitiva
society in Latin is congregatio
society in Norwegian is forening
society in Portuguese is sociedade
society in Spanish is sociedad
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