Synonyms and Antonyms of society
1 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest a debate society Synonyms of society board, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, association, sodalityWords Related to society collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate
2 the feeling of closeness and friendship that exists between companions an evening marked by a lovely dinner and the society of our closest friends Synonyms of society brotherhood, camaraderie, community, company, comradery, comradeship, fellowship, companionshipWords Related to society amity, benevolence, cordiality, friendliness, friendship, goodwill, kindliness; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport; charity, generosity; affinity, compassion, empathy, sympathy; chumminess, familiarity, inseparability, intimacy, nearness; affection, devotion, fondness, loveNear Antonyms of society forlornness, loneliness, lonesomeness
3 the way people live at a particular time and place a pre-automobile society in which ordinary people rarely strayed far from home Synonyms of society culture, life, lifestyle, civilizationWords Related to society customs, manners, mores, values; folklore, heritage, legacy, tradition; subculture, subsociety
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