♦societies1) N-UNCOUNT Society is people in general, thought of as a large organized group.
This reflects attitudes and values prevailing in society...
He maintains Islam must adapt to modern society.2) N-VAR: with supp A society is the people who live in a country or region, their organizations, and their way of life.
We live in a capitalist society.
...those responsible for destroying our African heritage and the fabric of our society.
...the complexities of South African society.3) N-COUNT A society is an organization for people who have the same interest or aim.
...the North of England Horticultural Society.
...the historical society.Syn:4) N-UNCOUNT: oft N n Society is the rich, fashionable people in a particular place who meet on social occasions.
The couple quickly became a fixture of society pages.
...the high season for society weddings.5) → See also building society
English dictionary. 2008.