Definition of Socialise

1. Verb. Take part in social activities; interact with others. "The old man hates to socialize"

Exact synonyms: Socialize
Generic synonyms: Interact
Specialized synonyms: Get Around, Swing, Fraternise, Fraternize, Hobnob, Entertain
Derivative terms: Socialisation, Socialiser, Socialising, Socialization, Socializer, Socializing



2. Verb. Train for a social environment. "The children must be properly socialized"
Exact synonyms: Socialize
Generic synonyms: Educate
Derivative terms: Socialisation, Socialization

3. Verb. Prepare for social life. "Children have to be socialized in school"
Exact synonyms: Socialize
Generic synonyms: Fix, Gear Up, Prepare, Ready, Set, Set Up
Derivative terms: Socialisation, Socialization

4. Verb. Make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies. "Health care should be socialized!"
Exact synonyms: Socialize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Socialisation, Socialization

Definition of Socialise

1. Verb. (intransitive) To interact with others ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To instruct, usually subconsciously, in the etiquette of a society ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To take into collective or governmental ownership ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Socialise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Socialise

social stigmas
social stratification
social structure
social studies
social support
social system
social therapy
social trading
social unit
social values
social welfare
social work
social worker
social workers
socialisation
socialise (current term)
socialised
socialised medicine
socialiser
socialisers
socialises
socialising
socialism
socialisms
socialist
socialist economy
socialist realism
socialistic
socialistically
socialists

Literary usage of Socialise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Christianity and the Social Order by Reginald John Campbell (1907)
"If it be right and just to socialise the natural means of production, it is right and just to socialise the artificial means too; if it be right and just to ..."

2. Christianity and the Social Order by Reginald John Campbell (1907)
"If it be right and just to socialise the natural means of production, it is right and just to socialise the artificial means too ; if it be right and just ..."

3. Christianity and the Social Order by Reginald John Campbell (1907)
"If it be right and just to socialise the natural means of production, it is right and just to socialise the artificial means too; if it be right and just to ..."

4. Christianity and the Social Order by Reginald John Campbell (1907)
"If it be right and just to socialise the natural means of production, it is right and just to socialise the artificial means too ; if it be right and just ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1904)
"Theoretically it may be possible to socialise all the means of production, but it can never be possible to socialise the capacities of exceptional men; and, ..."

6. Self-government in Industry by George Douglas Howard Cole (1917)
"We nationalise, but we do not, save to an insignificant extent, socialise. Furthermore, even if we go on to socialise, we couple national ownership with a ..."

7. The Domesday of St. Paul's of the Year M.CC.XXII, Or, Registrum de by St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England), Robertus (1858)
"In the Magna Charta of John no notice is taken of socialise; hut, since in the subsequent forest charters they are distinctly prohibited, we may conclude, ..."

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