English noun: society
|1.||society (group) an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization|
|Broader (hypernym)||social group|
|Narrower (hyponym)||civilisation, civilisation, civilization, civilization, culture, open society, tribal society|
|Part holonym||class, sector, social class, socio-economic class, stratum|
|Member holonym||social organisation, social organization, social structure, social system, structure|
|2.||society (group) a formal association of people with similar interests|
|Samples||He joined a golf club.|
They formed a small lunch society.
Men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today.
|Synonyms||club, gild, guild, lodge, order, social club|
|Narrower (hyponym)||athenaeum, atheneum, boat club, bookclub, chapter, chess club, country club, frat, fraternity, glee club, golf club, hunt, hunt club, investors club, jockey club, racket club, rowing club, service club, slate club, sorority, turnverein, yacht club|
|Member holonym||club member|
|3.||society (state) the state of being with someone|
|Samples||He missed their company.|
He enjoyed the society of his friends.
|Synonyms||companionship, company, fellowship|
|Broader (hypernym)||friendly relationship, friendship|
|4.||society (group) the fashionable elite|
|Synonyms||beau monde, bon ton, high society, smart set|
|Broader (hypernym)||elite, elite group|
|Member holonym||Four Hundred|