SO'CIAL, a. [L. socialis, from socius, companion.]1. Pertaining to society; relating to men living in society. or to the publice as an aggregate body; as social interests or concerns; social pleasures; social benefits; social happiness; social duties. True self-love and social are the same.2. Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable. Withers, adieu? yet not with thee remove thy martial spirit or thy social love.3. Consisting in union or mutual converse.4. Disposed to unite in society. Man is a social being.