Definition for SO'CIA-BLE

SO'CIA-BLE, a. [Fr. sociable; L. sociabilis, from socius, a companion, probably from sequor, to follow. See Seek.]

  1. That may be conjoined; fit to be united in one body or company; as, sociable parts united in one body. – Hooker.
  2. Ready or disposed to unite in a general interest. To make man mild, and sociable to man. – Addison.
  3. Ready and inclined to join in company or society; or frequently meeting for conversation; as, sociable neighbors.
  4. Inclined to converse when in company; disposed to freedom in conversation; opposed to reserved and taciturn.
  5. Free in conversation; conversing much or familiarly. The guests were very sociable.

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