Meaning of sociation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsəʊsɪˈeɪʃn/ /ˌsəʊʃɪˈeɪʃn/


  • 1rare An association, a league.

  • 2Sociology
    Social interaction; socialization.

  • 3Ecology
    A basic unit of a mature plant community having one or more dominant species.

    This term is used principally by Scandinavian botanists to describe variation in species-poor plant societies such as those encountered in northern Europe.


Late 16th century. From post-classical Latin sociatio association, union (3rd century) from classical Latin sociāt-, past participial stem of sociāre + -iō.