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sociable

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Adjective, Noun
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so=cia=ble

CIDE DICTIONARY

sociablea. [F., fr. L. sociabilis, fr. sociare to associate, fr. socius a companion. See Social.].
  •  Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.  [1913 Webster]
    "They are sociable parts united into one body."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.  [1913 Webster]
    "Society is no comfort to one not sociable."  [1913 Webster]
    "What can be more uneasy to this sociable creature than the dry, pensive retirements of solitude?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.  [1913 Webster]
  •  No longer hostile; friendly.  Beau. & Fl.  [1913 Webster]
Sociable bird, or Sociable weaver (Zoöl.), a weaver bird which builds composite nests. See Republican, n., 3. (b).
Syn. -- Social; companionable; conversible; friendly; familiar; communicative; accessible.
sociablen. 
  •  A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver.  Miss Edgeworth.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sociable, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 fitted for or liking the society of other people; ready and willing to talk and act with others.
2 (of a person's manner or behaviour etc.) friendly.
3 (of a meeting etc.) marked by friendliness, not stiff or formal.
--n.
1 an open carriage with facing side seats.
2 an S-shaped couch for two occupants partly facing each other.
3 US a social.

Derivative
sociability n. sociableness n. sociably adv.
Etymology
F sociable or L sociabilis f. sociare to unite f. socius companion

THESAURUS

sociable

Bohemian, accessible, affable, agreeable, all jaw, amiable, amicable, approachable, associational, brotherly, candid, casual, chatty, chummy, civil, close, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, coalitional, communal, communicative, companionable, companionate, compatible, congenial, conversable, conversational, convivial, cordial, cosy, courteous, degage, demonstrative, easy, easygoing, effusive, expansive, extroverted, familiar, favorable, fit for society, flip, fluent, folksy, fond of society, frank, fraternal, free, free and easy, free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued, friendlike, friendly, gabby, garrulous, gassy, genial, glib, good-natured, gossipy, gracious, gregarious, gushy, hail-fellow-well-met, harmonious, haymish, homely, homey, hospitable, informal, intimate, irregular, kind, long-winded, loose, loquacious, multiloquent, multiloquious, natural, neighborlike, neighborly, newsy, offhand, offhanded, open, organizational, outgoing, outspoken, overtalkative, peaceable, plain, pleasant, prolix, relaxed, self-revealing, self-revelatory, simpatico, simple, sisterly, smooth, social, social-minded, society, sympathique, talkative, talky, unaffected, unassuming, unceremonious, unconstrained, unconventional, unhampered, unhostile, unofficial, unrepressed, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unreticent, unsecretive, unshrinking, unsilent, unsocial, unstudied, unsuppressed, urbane, verbose, voluble, warm, well-affected, well-disposed, well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant, windy

ROGET THESAURUS

sociable

Sociality

N sociality, sociability, sociableness, social intercourse, consociation, intercourse, intercommunity, consortship, companionship, comradeship, clubbism, esprit de corps, conviviality, good fellowship, good company, joviality, jollity, savoir vivre, festivity, festive board, merrymaking, loving cup, hospitality, heartiness, cheer, welcome, welcomeness, greeting, hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception, urbanity, familiarity, good fellow, jolly fellow, bon enfant, bawcock, social circle, family circle, circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company, social gathering, social reunion, assembly, barbecue, bee, corn-husking, corn-shucking, house raising, barn raising, husking, husking-bee, infare, party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione, soiree, matin_ee, evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party, kettle, kettle drum, partie carr_ee, dish of tea, ridotto, rout, housewarming, ball, festival, smoker, smoker-party, sociable, stag party, hen party, tamasha, tea-party, tea-fight, (amusement), the feast of reason and the flow of soul, birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner, bonenkai, wedding reception, visiting, round of visits, call, morning call, interview, assignation, tryst, trysting place, appointment, club, sociable, companionable, clubbable, conversable, cosy, cosey, chatty, conversational, homiletical, convivial, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, hospitable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, f=eted, entertained, free and easy, hall fellow well met, familiar, on visiting terms, acquainted, social, neighborly, international, gregarious, en famille, in the family circle, sans fa, arm in arm, a crowd is not company, be bright and jovial among your guests tonight, his worth is warrant for his welcome, let's be red with mirth, welcome the coming speed the parting guest, sociality, sociability, sociableness, social intercourse, consociation, intercourse, intercommunity, consortship, companionship, comradeship, clubbism, esprit de corps, conviviality, good fellowship, good company, joviality, jollity, savoir vivre, festivity, festive board, merrymaking, loving cup, hospitality, heartiness, cheer, welcome, welcomeness, greeting, hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception, urbanity, familiarity, good fellow, jolly fellow, bon enfant, bawcock, social circle, family circle, circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company, social gathering, social reunion, assembly, barbecue, bee, corn-husking, corn-shucking, house raising, barn raising, husking, husking-bee, infare, party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione, soiree, matin_ee, evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party, kettle, kettle drum, partie carr_ee, dish of tea, ridotto, rout, housewarming, ball, festival, smoker, smoker-party, sociable, stag party, hen party, tamasha, tea-party, tea-fight, (amusement), the feast of reason and the flow of soul, birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner, bonenkai, wedding reception, visiting, round of visits, call, morning call, interview, assignation, tryst, trysting place, appointment, club, sociable, companionable, clubbable, conversable, cosy, cosey, chatty, conversational, homiletical, convivial, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, hospitable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, f=eted, entertained, free and easy, hall fellow well met, familiar, on visiting terms, acquainted, social, neighborly, international, gregarious, en famille, in the family circle, sans fa, arm in arm, a crowd is not company, be bright and jovial among your guests tonight, his worth is warrant for his welcome, let's be red with mirth, welcome the coming speed the parting guest.

Vehicle

N vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van, common carrier, wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry, truck, tram, cariole, carriole, limber, tumbrel, pontoon, barrow, wheel barrow, hand barrow, perambulator, Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair, chaise, palankeen, palanquin, litter, brancard, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance, black Maria, conestoga wagon, conestoga wain, jinrikisha, ricksha, brett, dearborn, dump cart, hack, hackery, jigger, kittereen, mailstate, manomotor, rig, rockaway, prairie schooner, shay, sloven, team, tonga, wheel, hobbyhorse, go-cart, cycle, bicycle, bike, two-wheeler, tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle, equipage, turn-out, coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle, tilbury, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence, calash, caleche, britzka, araba, kibitka, berlin, sulky, desobligeant, sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse, jaunting car, outside car, dandi, doolie, dooly, munchil, palki, roller skates, skate, runabout, ski, tonjon, vettura, post chaise, diligence, stage, stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach, stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet, cab, hansom, shofle, four-wheeler, growler, droshki, drosky, dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem, shandredhan, char-a-bancs, motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan, wheels, sports car, roadster, gran turismo, jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer, golf cart, electric wagon, taxicab, cab, taxicoach, checker cab, yellow cab, station wagon, family car, motorcycle, motor bike, side car, van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus, truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor- trailer, road train, articulated vehicle, racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car, bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, cutter, double ripper, double runner, jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan, train, accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train, 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment, rolling stock, horse box, cattle truck, baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car, surface car, tram car, trolley car, box car, box wagon, horse car, bullet train, shinkansen, cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express, luggage van, mail, mail car, mail van, shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe, spade, spaddle, loy, spud, pitchfork, post hole digger, tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller, pile driver, crane, wrecking crane.


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