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noun as in upper class of people

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They are part of how we fashion ourselves to other people in our families and our societies.

The grossly unequal societies we now know were beginning to form.

The sociologist Michael Mann called this process by which wars create larger and more productive societies “caging.”

“In Western societies 75 percent of children do not know their fathers and are raised by their mothers,” he told his audience.

History has no shortage of rogue explorers seizing land, hoisting their flags, and building new societies.

But you will find most colleges and most college societies bar religious instruction and discussion.

It was commenced in 1883, from a philanthropic feeling, but must rank among trade societies as much as many others.

Sometimes societies of a quasi religious character exist which persons join, surrendering their property and receiving support.

Benefit societies may be purely voluntary associations or incorporated either by statute or charter.

Many benefit societies provide for the payment of money to their sick members.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to societies, such as: company, humanity, community, nation, culture, and civilization.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.