What is acquaintanceship?

  • (noun): A relationship less intimate than friendship.
    Synonyms: acquaintance

Some articles on acquaintanceship:

Mathematical Sociology - History
... in which the nodes are persons and the links are acquaintanceship ... Moreover, acquaintanceship is a positive tie, but what about negative ties such as animosity among persons? To tackle this problem, graph theory, which is the mathematical study of abstract ... 'Acquaintanceship' can be viewed as a 'weak' tie and 'friendship' is represented as a strong tie ...