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English verb: socialize

1. socialize (social) take part in social activities; interact with others


SamplesHe never socializes with his colleagues.
The old man hates to socialize.


Synonymssocialise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)interact


Narrower (hyponym)entertain, fraternise, fraternize, get around, hobnob, swing

2. socialize (social) train for a social environment


SamplesThe children must be properly socialized.


Synonymssocialise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)educate

3. socialize (change) prepare for social life


SamplesChildren have to be socialized in school.


Synonymssocialise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)fix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up

4. socialize (change) make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies


SamplesHealth care should be socialized!.


Synonymssocialise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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