sociable

When you're sociable, you're willing to talk and be friendly with other people. At a party, it's a good idea to be sociable and make new friends rather than standing off in a corner by yourself.

Sociable comes from the Latin sociabilis meaning "close, intimate." When you are sociable with others, you invite them to get close to you by being friendly and pleasant. When a place or group of people is friendly and inviting, it can be described as sociable. Certain small towns are known to be friendly and sociable.

Definitions of sociable
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adj inclined to or conducive to companionship with others

“a sociable occasion”
“enjoyed a sociable chat”
“a sociable conversation”
“Americans are sociable and gregarious”
Synonyms:
friendly
characteristic of or befitting a friend
extraversive, extroversive
directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
social
living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups
clubable, clubbable
inclined to club together
clubbish, clubby
effusively sociable
companionable
suggestive of companionship
convivial, good-time
occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing
at ease in talking to others
social
composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability
Antonyms:
unsociable
not inclined to society or companionship
unfriendly
not disposed to friendship or friendliness
unsocial
not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions
antisocial
shunning contact with others
ungregarious
not disposed to seek company
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adj friendly and pleasant

“a sociable gathering”
Synonyms:
congenial
suitable to your needs

n a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

Synonyms:
mixer, social
Type of:
party
a group of people gathered together for pleasure

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