WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
soc  (sōs, sōsh),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. Education, Sociologysociology or a class or course in sociology.
[by shortening]
  1. socialist.
  2. (often l.c.) society.
  3. Sociologysociology.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
-soc-, root. 
  • -soc- comes from Latin, where it has the meaning "partner;
    comrade.'' This meaning is found in such words as: associate, association, disassociate, social, socialize, society, socio-, unsociable.

  • Soc. or soc., an abbreviation of:
    1. society.
    2. Sociologysociology.

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    Soc., soc. abbreviation for
    1. socialist
    2. society

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