ETYM Latin gregarius, from grex, gregis, herd; cf. Skr. jar to approach. Related to Congregate, Egregious.
1. Seeking and enjoying the company of others.
2. Tending to form a group with others of the same kind.
3. Living in herds; tending to flock together; fond of society.
ETYM French, from Latin sociabilis, from sociare to associate, from socius a companion. Related to Social.
1. Friendly and pleasant.
2. Inclined to or conducive to companionship with others.
ETYM Latin socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. French social. Related to Sue to follow.
1. Relating to human society and its members; SYN. societal.
2. Living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups.
3. Marked by friendly companionship with others.
4. Composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability.
5. Relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society.
In a friendly manner, genially, familiarly, in an intimate manner
In a gregarious manner; SYN. sociably.
In a sociable manner.