societas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From socius (associated, allied; partner, companion, ally).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

societās f (genitive societātis); third declension

  1. A union for a common purpose; society, fellowship, partnership, association, community, union; affinity.
  2. (metonymically) Those united for a common purpose; a company or society of such persons.
  3. (by extension) A copartnership, membership, or association for trading purposes.
  4. (by extension) A share or stake in a partnership or association
  5. (by extension) A political league, alliance, confederacy.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative societās societātēs
genitive societātis societātum
dative societātī societātibus
accusative societātem societātēs
ablative societāte societātibus
vocative societās societātēs

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References[edit]

  • societas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879