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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v socialise make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies "Health care should be socialized!"
    • v socialise prepare for social life "Children have to be socialized in school"
    • v socialise train for a social environment "The children must be properly socialized"
    • v socialise take part in social activities; interact with others "He never socializes with his colleagues","The old man hates to socialize"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Socialise to reduce to a social state: to render social
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. sociabilissociāre, to associate—socius, a companion.


In literature:

He is a de-socialised man.
"War and the Future" by H. G. Wells
We must socialise it.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
That economic doctrine advocates the socialisation of rent.
"The History of the Fabian Society" by Edward R. Pease
We must socialise the whole blooming show.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
This growing socialisation of industry must be regarded as the natural adjustment of society to the new conditions of machine-production.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
Thus all strong feelings, whether pleasurable or painful, act as socialising factors.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
You won't sell them ... you'll socialise them.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Not at all: rather it proves how difficult is the struggle to socialise.
"The Position of Woman in Primitive Society" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
The Government had promised that socialisation was to be established in the Constitution; but Art.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Our fatherhood is to a considerable degree socialised.
"Concerning Children" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In news:

People who want to socialise can do so virtually, instead of driving round to each other's houses.