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Definition of Society

  • The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.
  • Connection; participation; partnership.
  • A number of persons associated for any temporary or permanent object; an association for mutual or joint usefulness, pleasure, or profit; a social union; a partnership; as, a missionary society.
  • The persons, collectively considered, who live in any region or at any period; any community of individuals who are united together by a common bond of nearness or intercourse; those who recognize each other as associates, friends, and acquaintances.
  • Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.
  • an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • a formal association of people with similar interests
  • the fashionable elite
  • the state of being with someone

How to use society in a sentence. Society pronunciation.

Address subscriptions and communications to the Augustan Reprint Society, in care of one of the General Editors.
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It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.
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The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
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Obviously the Societies did not restrict themselves to the works of Collier.
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The Editors of the Augustan Reprint Society wish to thank the following people for assistance rendered during the first year of the society's publication: Mr. Warner G. Rice, Director of the Library, University of Michigan.
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On the whole the choices were made in response to requests by members of the Society.
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As soon as the Society's membership increases sufficiently to warrant it, we shall bring out additional publications at no extra charge.
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For I am told that some of the Members of the Society put themselves into all Shapes, that they may make a Discovery of such Houses.
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By which means we are very secure; and tho' the Society for Reformation, as they call it, does utterly Ruine all such as are Publick Houses of Assignation, yet our Trade is rather made the better by it; because here they may meet without Danger of being Exposed, as a Worthy Gentlewoman had like to have been not long ago, which might have been her Ruine, had she not fallen into the hands of Gentlemen.
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Terms not so much a consideration as comfort and pleasant society.
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She soon found it fortunate that her child, a girl of two years old, needed no great share of her attention; for Miss Derrick, though at first she affected an extravagant interest in the baby, very soon had enough of that plaything, and showed a decided preference for Emmeline's society out of sight and hearing of nursery affairs.
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She hoped the Mumfords would "always" live there, that they might perpetually enjoy each other's society.
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Here is Mrs. Powell writing to me from Birmingham, and she says she has heard that you have taken in the daughter of some wealthy _parvenu_, for a consideration, to train her in the ways of decent society!
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She grew to detest Mrs. Higgins, and escaped her society by every possible manoeuvre.
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You told me and my daughter distinctly that you had a great deal of the very best society, and that was what Lou came here _for_, and you knew it, and you can't deny that you did.
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Think what it must mean to view the world, the institutions of society, moral ideas, and human character with an absolutely unprejudiced mind!
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Many Russians do not believe in God, or Law, or Civil Government, or Marriage, or any of the fundamental Institutions of Society; but their daily life is as regular and conventional as a New Englander's.
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One of the most terrible results of the publication of Artsybashev's novel "Sanin"-where the hero's theory of life is simply to enjoy it, and where the Christian system of morals is ridiculed-was the organisation, in various high schools, among the boys and girls, of societies zum ungehinderten Geschechtsgenuss.
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The fact that the French language, culture, and manners have been superimposed upon Russian society should never be forgotten in a discussion of the Russian national character.
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Examples of Society

Example #1
The annual membership fee is $2.50.
Example #2
Editorial Advisors: Louis I. Bredvold, University of Michigan; James L. Clifford, Columbia University; Benjamin Boyce, University of Nebraska; Cleanth Brooks, Louisiana State University; Arthur Friedman, University of Chicago; James R. Sutherland, Queen Mary College, University of London; Emmett L. Avery, State College of Washington; Samuel Monk, Southwestern University.
Example #3
The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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Advertised also in the 'Daily Courant' for January 20, 1704, under the heading "This present day is publish'd" and in the same paragraph with the advertisement of 'A Representation', was another short pamphlet, 'Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage in a Letter to a Lady'.
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Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
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It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.