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Verb: socialise  'sow-shu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: socialize)
  1. Take part in social activities; interact with others
    "He never socialises with his colleagues"; "The old man hates to socialise";
    - socialize
  2. Train for a social environment
    "The children must be properly socialised";
    - socialize
  3. Prepare for social life
    "Children have to be socialised in school";
    - socialize
  4. Make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies
    "Health care should be socialised!";
    - socialize

Derived forms: socialised, socialises, socialising

Type of: alter, change, educate, fix, gear up, interact, modify, prepare, ready, set, set up

Encyclopedia: Socialise