social = connected with life in a society
- Crime and unemployment are the most serious social problems.
- Social customs/reforms/functions.
- Kuriachan leads an active social life despite his busy office responsibilities.
- People are encouraged to take part in social activities with a view to ensuring social strength and security.
sociable = fond of the company of others, friendly, showing friendliness
- Our new neighbours are not very sociable (social✗)
- They are sociable people who enjoy having parties.
- Ours is a very sociable little village where people enjoy social events and gatherings.