Definition for society

noun as in humankind, people

noun as in organization, institution

noun as in upper class of people

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Example Sentences

Half a century later, it is clear that this narrow, stockholder-centered view of corporations has cost society severely.

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Brazil’s Civil Rights Framework was society’s response to similar attempts by the government to censor the internet.

The goal is to create a society that treats everyone equally, and that gives everyone, including the most vulnerable members of our society, a fighting chance to succeed.

I think the most important thing is to consider what is good for the overall community, and we all want the overall society to recover as soon as possible.

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We have gotten away from our source and this has caused our societies to be imbalanced.

As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.

“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.

Those are troubling numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.

Compared with neighbors Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, Cambodia appears to have a blossoming civil society.

Strangio is at his best when exposing what appears to be a flourishing civil society in Cambodia.

Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.

I haven't much time for seeing any one, except my patients, and the people I meet in society.

William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.

The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.

He has told me that their society produced on him the effect of the cool hands of saints against his cheek.


On this page you'll find 151 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to society, such as: association, civilization, community, company, culture, and humanity.

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