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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 so·cia·ble /ˈsoʃəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 So·cia·ble a.
 1. Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable. [R.]
    They are sociable parts united into one body.   --Hooker.
 2. Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.
    Society is no comfort to one not sociable.   --Shak.
    What can be more uneasy to this sociable creature than the dry, pensive retirements of solitude?   --South.
 3. Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.
 4. Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.
 5. No longer hostile; friendly. [Obs.]
 Sociable bird, or  Sociable weaver Zool., a weaver bird which builds composite nests. See Republican, n., 3. (b).
 Syn: -- Social; companionable; conversible; friendly; familiar; communicative; accessible.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 So·cia·ble, n.
 1. A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable. [Colloq. U. S.]
 2. A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a
             sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a
             sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and
             gregarious" [ant: unsociable]
      2: friendly and pleasant; "a sociable gathering"
      n : a party of people assembled to promote sociability and
          communal activity [syn: social, mixer]