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So"cia*ble (?), a.[F., fr. L. sociabilis, fr. sociare to associate, fr. socius a companion. See Social.] 1. Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable. [R.]
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They are sociable parts united into one body. Hooker.
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2. Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.
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Society is no comfort to one not sociable. Shak.
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What can be more uneasy to this sociable creature than the dry, pensive retirements of solitude? South.
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3. Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.
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4. Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.
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5. No longer hostile; friendly. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
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Sociable bird, or Sociable weaver (Zo&ö;l.), a weaver bird which builds composite nests. See Republican, n., 3. (b).
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Syn. -- Social; companionable; conversible; friendly; familiar; communicative; accessible.
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So"cia*ble, n. 1. A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable. [Colloq. U. S.]
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2. A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver. Miss Edgeworth.
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