Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section III. Sympathetic Affections
1. Social Affections
SOCIALITY, sociability, sociableness &c. adj.; social intercourse, consociation, intercourse, intercommunion; consortship, companionship, comradeship, fellowship; urban- ity (courtesy) [See Courtesy]; intimacy, familiarity; clubbability or clubability [colloq.], clubbism; esprit de corps [F.]; morale [F.].
CONVIVIALITY; good- fellowship, - company; joviality, jollity, savoir vivre [F.], joie de vivre [F.], festivity, festive board, walnuts and wine, merrymaking; loving cup; hospitality, heartiness; cheer; the feast of reason and the flow of soul [Pope].
WELCOME, welcomeness, greeting; hearty -, warm -, welcome- reception; hearty welcome; hearty -, warm- greeting; the glad hand [slang].
BOON COMPANION; good -, jolly- fellow; bon enfant [F.], bawcock [archaic], crony, bon vivant [F.]; a good mixer [colloq., U. S.]; a jiner [colloq., U. S.].
social -, family- circle; family hearth; circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company; club (association) [See Party].
SOCIAL GATHERING, social reunion; assembly (assemblage) [See Assemblage]; barbecue [U. S.]; bee; corn-husking [U. S.], corn-shucking [U. S.]; husking, husking-bee [U. S.]; hen party [colloq.]; house raising, house-warming, hanging of the crane; infare or infair [Scot & dial., U. S.]; smoker, - party [both colloq.]; Dutch treat [colloq., U. S.]; stag, - party [both colloq.]; sociable [U. S.], tamasha [Hind.], party, entertainment, reception, levee, at home, conversazione [It.], soirée [F.], matinée; evening -, morning -, afternoon -, garden -, coming-out [colloq.] -, surprise- party; partie carrée [F.]; kettledrum, drum, drum major, rout [archaic], tempest, hurricane; ridotto [It.]; ball, hunt ball, dance, dinner dance, festival (amusement) [See Amusement].
[SOCIAL MEALS] breakfast, wedding breakfast, hunt breakfast; luncheon, lunch; picnic lunch, basket lunch, picnic; tea, afternoon tea, five oclock tea, cup of tea, dish of tea [esp. Brit.], thé dansant [F.], coming-out tea [colloq.]; tea party, tea fight [slang]; dinner, potluck, bachelor dinner, stag dinner colloq.], hunt dinner; church supper, high tea; banquet [See Food].
VISIT, visiting; round of visits; call, morning call; interview (interlocution) [See Interlocution]; assignation; tryst, trysting place; appointment.
be sociable &c. adj.; know; be acquainted &c. adj.; associate with, sort with, consort with, keep company with, walk hand in hand with; eat off the same trencher, club together, consort, bear one company, join; consociate [rare], intercommunicate, intercommune [rare], make acquaintance with (friendship) [See Friendship]; make advances, fraternize, embrace. VISIT, pay a visit; interchange -visits, - cards; call at, call upon; leave a card; drop in, look in, look one up, beat up ones quarters [colloq.].
RECEIVE HOSPITALITY; be -, feel -, make oneself- at home with; make free with; crack a bottle with; take potluck with; live at free quarters; find the latchstring out [U. S.].
ENTERTAIN; give a party &c. n.; be at home, see ones friends, keep open house, do the honors; receive, - with open arms; welcome; give a warm reception &c. n. to; kill the fatted calf.
SOCIABLE, companionable, clubbable or clubable [colloq.], clubbish; conversable, cozy or cosy or cosey, chatty, conversational; convivial, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, hospitable.
welcome, - as roses in May; fêted, entertained.
free and easy, hail fellow well met, familiar, intimate, consociate, consociated; associated with &c. v.; on visiting terms, acquainted; social, neighborly.
international, cosmopolitan; gregarious.
SOCIABLY &c. adj.; en famille [F.], in the family circle; on terms of intimacy; in the social whirl; sans -façon, - cérémonie [F.], arm in arm.
A crowd is not company.Bacon
Be bright and jovial among your guests to-night.Macbeth
His worth is warrant for his welcome.Two Gentlemen
Lets be red with mirth.Winters Tale
Welcome the coming speed the parting guest.Pope
We have heard the chimes at midnight.II Henry IV
Tis grievous parting with good company.George Eliot
O go not yet!II Henry VI
And now subscribe your names.Loves Labors Lost
Drink a health to me for I must hence.Taming of the Shrew
Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.Macbeth