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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antisocial - (a.) Tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles.
    Antisocialist - (n.) One opposed to the doctrines and practices of socialists or socialism.
    Associability - (n.) The quality of being associable, or capable of association; associableness.
    Associable - (a.) Capable of being associated or joined.
    Associable - (a.) Sociable; companionable.
    Associable - (a.) Liable to be affected by sympathy with other parts; -- said of organs, nerves, muscles, etc.
    Associableness - (n.) Associability.
    Associated - (imp. & p. p.) of Associate
    Associating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Associate
    Associate - (v. t.) To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.
    Associate - (v. t.) To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances.
    Associate - (v. t.) To connect or place together in thought.
    Associate - (v. t.) To accompany; to keep company with.
    Associate - (v. i.) To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate.
    Associate - (v. i.) To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.
    Associate - (a.) Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge.
    Associate - (a.) Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.
    Associate - (a.) Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.
    Associate - (n.) A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.
    Associate - (n.) A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.
    Associate - (n.) One connected with an association or institution without the full rights or privileges of a regular member; as, an associate of the Royal Academy.
    Associate - (n.) Anything closely or usually connected with another; an concomitant.
    Associated - (a.) Joined as a companion; brought into association; accompanying; combined.
    Associateship - (n.) The state of an associate, as in Academy or an office.
    Association - (n.) The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.
    Association - (n.) Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.
    Association - (n.) Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.
    Associational - (a.) Of or pertaining to association, or to an association.
    Associational - (a.) Pertaining to the theory held by the associationists.
    Associationism - (n.) The doctrine or theory held by associationists.
    Associationist - (n.) One who explains the higher functions and relations of the soul by the association of ideas; e. g., Hartley, J. C. Mill.
    Associative - (a.) Having the quality of associating; tending or leading to association; as, the associative faculty.
    Associator - (n.) An associate; a confederate or partner in any scheme.
    Consociate - (n.) An associate; an accomplice.
    Consociated - (imp. & p. p.) of Consociate
    Consociating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Consociate
    Consociate - (v. t.) To bring into alliance, confederacy, or relationship; to bring together; to join; to unite.
    Consociate - (v. t.) To unite in an ecclesiastical consociation.
    Consociate - (v. i.) To be allied, confederated, or associated; to coalescence.
    Consociate - (v. i.) To form an ecclesiastical consociation.
    Consociation - (n.) Intimate union; fellowship; alliance; companionship; confederation; association; intimacy.
    Consociation - (n.) A voluntary and permanent council or union of neighboring Congregational churches, for mutual advice and cooperation in ecclesiastical matters; a meeting of pastors and delegates from churches thus united.
    Consociational - (a.) Of or pertaining to a consociation.
    Disassociated - (imp. & p. p.) of Disassociate
    Disassociating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disassociate
    Disassociate - (v. t.) To disconnect from things associated; to disunite; to dissociate.
    Dissociability - (n.) Want of sociability; unsociableness.
    Dissociable - (a.) Not /ell associated or assorted; incongruous.
    Dissociable - (a.) Having a tendency to dissolve social connections; unsuitable to society; unsociable.
    Dissocial - (v. t.) Unfriendly to society; contracted; selfish; as, dissocial feelings.
    Dissocialize - (v. t.) To render unsocial.
    Dissociated - (imp. & p. p.) of Dissociate
    Dissociating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dissociate
    Dissociate - (v. t.) To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance.
    Dissociation - (n.) The act of dissociating or disuniting; a state of separation; disunion.
    Dissociation - (n.) The process by which a compound body breaks up into simpler constituents; -- said particularly of the action of heat on gaseous or volatile substances; as, the dissociation of the sulphur molecules; the dissociation of ammonium chloride into hydrochloric acid and ammonia.
    Dissociative - (a.) Tending or leading to dissociation.
    Insociability - (n.) The quality of being insociable; want of sociability; unsociability.
    Insociable - (a.) Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.
    Insociable - (a.) Not sociable or companionable; disinclined to social intercourse or conversation; unsociable; taciturn.
    Insociably - (adv.) Unsociably.
    Insociate - (a.) Not associate; without a companion; single; solitary; recluse.
    Intersocial - (a.) Pertaining to the mutual intercourse or relations of persons in society; social.
    Reassociate - (v. t. & i.) To associate again; to bring again into close relations.
    Sociability - (n.) The quality of being sociable; sociableness.
    SSociable - (a.) Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.
    SSociable - (a.) Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.
    SSociable - (a.) Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.
    SSociable - (a.) Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.
    SSociable - (a.) No longer hostile; friendly.
    Sociable - (n.) A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable.
    Sociable - (n.) A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver.
    Sociableness - (n.) The quality of being sociable.
    Sociably - (adv.) In a sociable manner.
    Social - (a.) 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.
    Social - (a.) Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable; sociable; as, a social person.
    Social - (a.) Consisting in union or mutual intercourse.
    Social - (a.) Naturally growing in groups or masses; -- said of many individual plants of the same species.
    Social - (a.) Living in communities consisting of males, females, and neuters, as do ants and most bees.
    Social - (a.) Forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons; as, the social ascidians.
    Socialism - (n.) A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society, with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor. In popular usage, the term is often employed to indicate any lawless, revolutionary social scheme. See Communism, Fourierism, Saint-Simonianism, forms of socialism.
    Socialist - (n.) One who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism.
    Socialist - (a.) Alt. of Socialistic
    Socialistic - (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, socialism.
    Sociality - (n.) The quality of being social; socialness.
    Socialize - (v. t.) To render social.
    Socialize - (v. t.) To subject to, or regulate by, socialism.
    Socially - (adv.) In a social manner; sociably.
    Socialness - (n.) The quality or state of being social.
    Sociate - (a.) Associated.
    Sociate - (n.) An associate.
    Sociate - (v. i.) To associate.
    Societarian - (a.) Of or pertaining to society; social.
    Societary - (a.) Societarian.
    Societies - (pl. ) of Society
    Society - (n.) The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.
    Society - (n.) Connection; participation; partnership.
    Society - (n.) 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.
    Society - (n.) 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.
    Society - (n.) Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antisocial - adj. 1 opposed or harmful to society. 2 not sociable.
    Associate - v. (-ting) 1 connect mentally (associate holly with christmas). 2 join or combine, esp. For a common purpose. 3 refl. Declare oneself or be in agreement. 4 (usu. Foll. By with) meet frequently or deal. n. 1 partner, colleague. 2 friend, companion. 3 subordinate member of a society etc. adj. 1 joined or allied. 2 of lower status (associate member). associative adj. [latin socius allied]
    Association - n. 1 group organized for a joint purpose; society. 2 associating or being associated. 3 companionship. 4 mental connection of ideas. [medieval latin: related to *associate]
    Association football - n. Football played with a round ball which may not be handled except by the goalkeepers.
    Building society - n. Public finance company paying interest to investors and lending capital for mortgages etc.
    Disassociate - v. (-ting) = *dissociate. disassociation n.
    Dissociate - v. (-ting) 1 disconnect or separate. 2 become disconnected. dissociate oneself from declare oneself unconnected with. dissociation n. Dissociative adj. [latin: related to *dis-, *associate]
    Friendly society - n. Insurance society insuring against illness etc.
    Open society - n. Society with freedom of belief.
    Parent-teacher association - n. Social and fund-raising organization of a school's parents and teachers.
    Provident society - n. = *friendly society.
    Secret society - n. Society whose members are sworn to secrecy about it.
    Sociable - adj. Liking company, gregarious; friendly. sociability n. Sociably adv. [latin socius companion]
    Social - adj. 1 of society or its organization, esp. Of the relations of people or classes of people. 2 living in organized communities. 3 needing companionship; gregarious. n. Social gathering, esp. Of a club. socially adv. [latin: related to *sociable]
    Social climber - n. Person anxious to gain a higher social status.
    Social contract - n. Agreement between the state and population for mutual advantage.
    Social democracy - n. Political system favouring a mixed economy and democratic social change. social democrat n.
    Socialism - n. 1 political and economic theory advocating state ownership and control of the means of production, distribution, and exchange. 2 social system based on this. socialist n. & adj. Socialistic adj. [french: related to *social]
    Socialite - n. Person moving in fashionable society.
    Socialize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 mix socially. 2 make social. 3 organize on socialistic principles. socialization n.
    Social science - n. The study of society and social relationships. social scientist n.
    Social security - n. State assistance to the poor and unemployed etc.
    Social services - n.pl. Welfare services provided by the state, esp. Education, health, and housing.
    Social work - n. Professional or voluntary work with disadvantaged groups. social worker n.
    Society - n. (pl. -ies) 1 organized and interdependent community. 2 system and organization of this. 3 aristocratic part of this; its members (polite society; society would not approve). 4 mixing with others; companionship, company. 5 club, association (music society; building society). societal adj. [latin societas]
    Society of friends - n. Pacifist christian sect with no written creed or ordained ministers; quakers.
    Society of jesus - see *jesuit.
    Socio- - comb. Form of society or sociology (and) (socio-economic). [latin: related to *social]
    Sociology - n. The study of society and social problems. sociological adj. Sociologist n. [french: related to *social]
    Unsociable - adj. Not sociable, disliking company.
    Unsocial - adj. 1 not social; not suitable for or seeking society. 2 outside the normal working day (unsocial hours). 3 antisocial.

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