Roget category 8926. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.1. Social affections
social intercourse —
esprit de corps.
conviviality — good fellowship, good company — joviality, jollity, savoir vivre [Fr.], festivity, festive board, merrymaking — loving cup† — hospitality, heartiness — cheer.
welcome, welcomeness — greeting — hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception — urbanity etc. (courtesy) 894 — familiarity.
good fellow, jolly fellow — bon enfant [Fr.], bawcock†.
social circle, family circle — circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company.
social gathering, social reunion — assembly etc. (assemblage) 72 — barbecue [U.S.], bee — corn-husking [U.S.], corn-shucking [U.S.] — house raising, barn raising — husking, husking-bee [U.S.] — infare†.
party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione [It], soiree, matin_ee — evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party — kettle, kettle drum — partie carr_ee [Fr.], dish of tea, ridotto†, rout† — housewarming — ball, festival &c. — smoker, smoker-party — sociable [U.S.], stag party, hen party, tamasha† — tea-party, tea-fight [Slang].
(amusement) 840 — the feast of reason and the flow of soul" [Pope]. birthday party [parties for specific occasions], Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner — bonenkai [Jap.] — wedding reception.
visiting — round of visits — call, morning call — interview etc. (conversation) 588 — assignation — tryst, trysting place — appointment.
club etc. (association) 712.
keep company with,
walk hand in hand with —
eat off the same trencher,
bear one company,
make acquaintance with
be at home with, feel at home with, make oneself at home with — make free with — crack a bottle with — receive hospitality, live at free quarters — find the latchstring out [U.S.].
visit, pay a visit — interchange visits, interchange cards — call at, call upon — leave a card — drop in, look in — look one up, beat up one's quarters.
entertain — give a party etc. n. — be at home, see one's friends, hang out, keep open house, do the honors — receive, receive with open arms — welcome — give a warm reception etc. n.. to kill the fatted calf.
convivial — festive, festal — jovial, jolly, hospitable.
welcome, welcome as the roses in May — f=eted, entertained.
free and easy, hall fellow well met, familiar, on visiting terms, acquainted.
social, neighborly — international — gregarious.
en famille [Fr.],
in the family circle —
The content on this page comes straight from Project Gutenberg Etext of Roget's Thesaurus No. Two, which consists of the acclaimed work by Peter Mark Roget augmented with more recent material. Some changes where made to the formatting for improved readability.
Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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