Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun society

4 senses of society

Sense 1
society -- (an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization)
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 2
club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order -- (a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today")
       => association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

Sense 3
company, companionship, fellowship, society -- (the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends")
       => friendship, friendly relationship -- (the state of being friends (or friendly))

Sense 4
society, high society, beau monde, smart set, bon ton -- (the fashionable elite)
       => elite, elite group -- (a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status)

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