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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French sociable, from Latin sociabilis.

AdjectiveEdit

sociable (comparative more sociable, superlative most sociable)

  1. (of a person) Tending to socialize or be social
    He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.
    Synonyms: friendly, inviting, congenial
  2. Offering opportunities for conversation; characterized by much conversation.
    a sociable party
  3. (archaic) Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.
    • Hooker
      They are sociable parts united into one body.
  4. (obsolete) No longer hostile; friendly.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

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NounEdit

sociable (plural sociables)

  1. A sociable person

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sociable (epicene, plural sociables)

  1. sociable

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sociable (masculine and feminine plural sociables)

  1. sociable

FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sociable (plural sociables)

  1. sociable

GalicianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɔ.ˈθja.ble/, [s̺ɔ.ˈθja.βle̝]

AdjectiveEdit

sociable m, f (plural sociables)

  1. sociable

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sociable (plural sociables)

  1. sociable