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
Related Words for socializingentertain, mingle, league, fraternize, associate, club, consort, mix, join, hobnob
Examples from the Web for socializing
Contemporary Examples of socializing
“I think millennials staying home and socializing on the Internet is a real factor in bars having a hard time,” he says.High Rents Are Killing the Restaurant Capital
October 28, 2014
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
September 2, 2014
Most families live on the second floor of their wood homes, sleeping, eating, and socializing on mats in the main room.A Little Too Off the Beaten Path in Burma
June 2, 2014
Socializing has also been shown to improve cognitive functioning.Short on Zzz’s? 15 Research-Backed Sleep Hacks
May 9, 2014
There was a time in Japan, decades ago, when socializing with the yakuza was acceptable.The Yakuza Olympics
February 7, 2014
Historical Examples of socializing
What remains to be done is the socializing of the political mechanisms.The Family and it's Members
Anna Garlin Spencer
Meanwhile, amongst the Americans, the socializing process had begun.A Traveller in War-Time
To be sure the church can greatly help in this socializing process.The Challenge of the Country
George Walter Fiske
What change would be necessary to the socializing of this concern?
At one particular and vital point this shows painfully, and that is her slowness in socializing her home.The Business of Being a Woman
Ida M. Tarbell
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.