verb (used with object), so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for socializing
“I think millennials staying home and socializing on the Internet is a real factor in bars having a hard time,” he says.
Yet a younger, starrier crowd, while not exactly moving to the Upper East Side, is socializing in the area in greater numbers.Why the Upper East Side Is Now Cooler Than Brooklyn|Tom Teodorczuk|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most families live on the second floor of their wood homes, sleeping, eating, and socializing on mats in the main room.
Socializing has also been shown to improve cognitive functioning.
There was a time in Japan, decades ago, when socializing with the yakuza was acceptable.
Such teachers have welcomed the opportunity offered by the present war to forward the new idea of socializing domestic-arts work.Our Schools in War Time—and After|Arthur Davis Dean
To use the terms of Chapter I., we may call this a rationalizing and socializing process, though not a conscious moral process.Ethics|John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
The effective rural church as a socializing agency has a commanding position.Rural Problems of Today|Ernest R. Groves
To be sure the church can greatly help in this socializing process.The Challenge of the Country|George Walter Fiske
This country church here thought of need be no less a religious affair, but it must become distinctively a socializing agency.Farm Boys and Girls|William Arch McKeever
British Dictionary definitions for socializing
Word Origin and History for socializing
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.