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social

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of social

  1. 1 likely to seek or enjoy the company of others not exactly the social sort, our boss generally stays in his office and keeps to himself Synonyms of social boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociable, convivialWords Related to social cordial, folksy, forthcoming, friendly, hospitable; affable, genial, gracious; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborly; animated, gay, jaunty, jolly, jovial, lively, peppy, perky, pert, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, vivacious; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; bright, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, effervescent, upbeat; bubbly, exuberant, high-spiritedNear Antonyms of social misanthropic; aloof, cold, cool, detached, distant, frosty, remote, reserved, standoffish; mum, mute, reticent, silent, taciturnAntonyms of social antisocial, insociable, introverted, nongregarious, reclusive, unsociable, unsocial

  2. 2 tending to group with others of the same kind dogs are social animals, preferring by nature to be part of a pack Synonyms of social gregarious, sociable, colonialWords Related to social associational, consociational, subsocial; dependent, parasitic (also parasitical), precocial, symbioticNear Antonyms of social autonomous, independent, self-contained, semiautonomous, semi-independent; altricial, self-subsistent, self-sufficient, self-supporting, self-sustaining; lone, recluse, reclusive, unsociableAntonyms of social nonsocial, solitary


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