Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a social manner; sociably.
  • adv. In social contexts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a social manner; sociably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a social manner or way: as, to mingle socially with one's neighbors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by or with respect to society
  • adv. in a social manner

Etymologies

social +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After Labor Day, the former agent with Prudential Douglas Elliman will launch Rubicon Property, what he calls a socially responsible real-estate firm.

    Gadhafi Encounter Leads Broker to Launch Firm

  • But he was far from putting the main blame on what we call the socially lower classes or on the slaves.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • "Democratic politicians need to understand that even in socially conservative states like Nebraska, economic populism is a big political winner," said PCCC co-founder Adam Swartz.

    Liberal group targets Democrat on financial reform

  • “Symbols presented in socially maintained rites” are not something that we have to worry about anymore.

    The Crowd Rose As One | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • “In the context of a traditional mythology, the symbols are presented in socially maintained rites, through which the individual is required to experience, or will pretend to have experienced, certain insights, sentiments and commitments.”

    The Crowd Rose As One | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • “The symbols are presented in socially maintained rites, (the Jayhawk mascot, the singing and chanting together) through which the individual is required to experience, or will pretend to have experienced, certain insights, sentiments (adoration for the team) and commitments (sharing an experience with 15,000 screaming fans).”

    The Crowd Rose As One | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Lucky Jim is a comedy of errors as Dixon stumbles again-and-again socially and professionally only to come out on top in the end.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • That's right, the babes won't just get the standard behavior and awkward advances — if someone is really obnoxious, they get rewarded for it, and then you get to see them again socially!

    Valentines, part the first

  • All drinkers begin socially, and this drinking is accompanied by a thousand social connotations such as I have described out of my own experience in the first part of this narrative.

    Chapter 39

  • These gentlemen, who live in socially retarded states, should have taken care of their unemployed instead of agitating for war, Hitler proclaimed.

    Nigel Hamilton: Down the Toilet

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