verb (used with object), so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing.
Origin of socialize
Examples from the Web for socialize
Patrons come to a place for the atmosphere, to see their favorite bartender, or to socialize.
Students have lessons, activities, and socialize in the garden.
The Iraq Bikers usually meet once a week to socialize and ride around the city, but this past Friday was special.Bikers of Baghdad: Sunnis, Shias, Skulls, ‘Harleys,’ and Iraqi Flags|Jacob Siegel|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Do you absorb his books, read his interviews, or is it necessary to socialize with the man himself?
Many users regard Facebook as a place to waste time and socialize with people to whom they have tenuous connections.Study Shows Close Facebook Friends Are Effective in Finding New Jobs|Nina Strochlic|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Do we want to socialize our railroads, our coal mines, our telegraphs and telephones?
No effort will be made to socialize those industries which have not been made ready by a degree of monopolization.Socialism|John Spargo
As this class will not socialize or abolish itself, the rest of the people, Socialists predict, will undertake the task.Socialism As It Is|William English Walling
He probably has a large family of children, and they educate and socialize him and one another.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
It seems to me we need to socialize, not industry, but the heart of Man to his brother.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
1828, "to render social," from social (adj.). Meaning "to be sociable, to mingle" is recorded from 1895. Meaning "to make socialistic" is from 1846. Related: Socialized; socializing. The phrasing in socialized medicine is by 1912.