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so·cial·ize

 (sō′shə-līz′)
v. so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing, so·cial·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To place under government or group ownership or control: socialized medical care.
2. To cause to accept or behave in accordance with social norms or expectations: techniques to socialize aggressive children.
v.intr.
To take part in social activities: likes to socialize with people her age.

so′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
so′cial·iz′er n.

socialize

(ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz) or

socialise

vb
1. (intr) to behave in a friendly or sociable manner
2. (Sociology) (tr) to prepare for life in society
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) chiefly US to alter or create so as to be in accordance with socialist principles, as by nationalization
ˈsocialˌizable, ˈsocialˌisable adj
ˈsocialˌizer, ˈsocialˌiser n

so•cial•ize

(ˈsoʊ ʃəˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others.
2. to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism.
3. to require student participation in: socialized instruction.
v.i.
4. to associate or mingle sociably with others.
[1820–30]
so`cial•i•za′tion, n.

socialize


Past participle: socialized
Gerund: socializing

Imperative
socialize
socialize
Present
I socialize
you socialize
he/she/it socializes
we socialize
you socialize
they socialize
Preterite
I socialized
you socialized
he/she/it socialized
we socialized
you socialized
they socialized
Present Continuous
I am socializing
you are socializing
he/she/it is socializing
we are socializing
you are socializing
they are socializing
Present Perfect
I have socialized
you have socialized
he/she/it has socialized
we have socialized
you have socialized
they have socialized
Past Continuous
I was socializing
you were socializing
he/she/it was socializing
we were socializing
you were socializing
they were socializing
Past Perfect
I had socialized
you had socialized
he/she/it had socialized
we had socialized
you had socialized
they had socialized
Future
I will socialize
you will socialize
he/she/it will socialize
we will socialize
you will socialize
they will socialize
Future Perfect
I will have socialized
you will have socialized
he/she/it will have socialized
we will have socialized
you will have socialized
they will have socialized
Future Continuous
I will be socializing
you will be socializing
he/she/it will be socializing
we will be socializing
you will be socializing
they will be socializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been socializing
you have been socializing
he/she/it has been socializing
we have been socializing
you have been socializing
they have been socializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been socializing
you will have been socializing
he/she/it will have been socializing
we will have been socializing
you will have been socializing
they will have been socializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been socializing
you had been socializing
he/she/it had been socializing
we had been socializing
you had been socializing
they had been socializing
Conditional
I would socialize
you would socialize
he/she/it would socialize
we would socialize
you would socialize
they would socialize
Past Conditional
I would have socialized
you would have socialized
he/she/it would have socialized
we would have socialized
you would have socialized
they would have socialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.socialize - take part in social activities; interact with others; "He never socializes with his colleagues"; "The old man hates to socialize"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
get around, swing - be a social swinger; socialize a lot
fraternise, fraternize - be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy
hobnob - rub elbows with; "He hobnobs with the best of society"
entertain - provide entertainment for
2.socialize - train for a social environment; "The children must be properly socialized"
educate - give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better"
3.socialize - prepare for social life; "Children have to be socialized in school"
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
4.socialize - make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies; "Health care should be socialized!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

socialize

verb
1. mix, interact, mingle, be sociable, meet, go out, entertain, get together, fraternize, have people round, be a good mixer, get about or around They no longer socialized as they used to.
2. condition, train, teach, rear, educate, brainwash You may have been socialized to do as you are told.

socialize

verb
1. To place under government or group ownership or control:
2. To fit for companionship with others, especially in attitude or manners:
3. To take part in social activities:
Translations
žít společensky
hygge sig
blanda geîi viî
žiť spoločensky
toplumsal etkinliklere katılmak
社会化

socialize

[ˈsəʊʃəlaɪz]
A. VTsocializar
B. VIalternar, salir
you should socialize moredeberías alternar or salir más
we don't socialize much these daysúltimamente no alternamos or salimos mucho

socialize

[ˈsəʊʃəlaɪz] socialise (British)
vi (= see people socially) → voir des gens, rencontrer des gens
to socialize with sb → fréquenter qn
vt [+ children] → socialisersocial life nvie f sociale
I have a good social life → Je vois beaucoup de monde.

socialize

vtsozialisieren; means of productionvergesellschaften
vi to socialize with somebody (= meet socially)mit jdm gesellschaftlich verkehren; (= chat to)sich mit jdm unterhalten; I don’t socialize much these daysich komme zurzeit nicht viel unter die Leute; she socializes a lotsie hat ein reges gesellschaftliches Leben

socialize

[ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz]
1. vi (be with people) → frequentare gente; (make friends) → fare amicizia; (chat) → chiacchierare
he has to socialize a lot because he's a salesman → deve mantenere molti contatti a causa del suo lavoro di rappresentante
to socialize with → socializzare con
2. vt (Pol, Psych) → socializzare

social

(ˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. concerning or belonging to the way of life and welfare of people in a community. social problems.
2. concerning the system by which such a community is organized. social class.
3. living in communities. Ants are social insects.
4. concerning the gathering together of people for the purposes of recreation or amusement. a social club; His reasons for calling were purely social.
ˈsocialism noun
the belief or theory that a country's wealth (its land, mines, industries, railways etc) should belong to the people as a whole, not to private owners.
ˈsocialist noun
a person who believes in and/or practises socialism.
adjective
of or concerning socialism. socialist policies/governments.
ˈsocialize, ˈsocialise verb
to mix socially (eg with guests at a party etc).
ˈsocially adverb
in a social way. I've seen him at various conferences, but we've never met socially.
social work work which deals with the care of people in a community, especially of the poor, under-privileged etc ( noun social worker)
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