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Definition 1: an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization - [noun denoting group]

(society is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of society ) a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)

"the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization"

(... is a kind of society ) a particular society at a particular time and place

"early Mayan civilization"

(... is a kind of society ) a society that allows its members considerable freedom (as in a democracy)

"America's open society has made it an easy target for terrorists"

(... is a kind of society ) a society with the social organization of a tribe

(society is a part of ...) a social group that forms part of the society or the economy

"the public sector"

(society is a part of ...) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(society is a member of ...) the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships

"the social organization of England and America is very different" "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"

Definition 2: a formal association of people with similar interests - [noun denoting group]

Samples where society or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he joined a golf club
  • they formed a small lunch society
  • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

Synonyms for society in the sense of this definition

(society is a kind of ...) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of society ) a club to promote and regulate horse racing

(... is a kind of society ) club for players of racket sports

(... is a kind of society ) a club for rowers

(... is a kind of society ) a group of people who save money in a common fund for a specific purpose (usually distributed at Christmas)

(... is a kind of society ) a social club for female undergraduates

(... is a kind of society ) a club of tumblers or gymnasts

(... is a kind of society ) club that promotes and supports yachting and boating

(... is a kind of society ) a club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services

(... is a kind of society ) a club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly

(... is a kind of society ) an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

(... is a kind of society ) a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning

(... is a kind of society ) a club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices

(... is a kind of society ) a local branch of some fraternity or association

"he joined the Atlanta chapter"

(... is a kind of society ) a club of people to play chess

(... is a kind of society ) a suburban club for recreation and socializing

(... is a kind of society ) a social club for male undergraduates

(... is a kind of society ) a club organized to sing together

(... is a kind of society ) a club of people to play golf

(society is a member of ...) someone who is a member of a club

Definition 3: the fashionable elite - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for society in the sense of this definition

(society is a kind of ...) a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

(society is a member of ...) the exclusive social set of a city

Definition 4: the state of being with someone - [noun denoting state]

Samples where society or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he missed their company
  • he enjoyed the society of his friends

Synonyms for society in the sense of this definition

(society is a kind of ...) the state of being friends (or friendly)

(... is a kind of society ) a natural or instinctive fellowship between people of similar interests

"he enjoyed the freemasonry of the Press"

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