- 1[intransitive] socialize (with somebody) to meet and spend time with people in a friendly way, in order to enjoy yourself synonym mix I enjoy socializing with the other students. Maybe you should socialize more.
- 2[transitive, often passive] socialize somebody (to do something) (formal) to teach people to behave in ways that are acceptable to their society The family has the important function of socializing children.
- 3 [transitive, usually passive] socialize something to organize something according to the principles of socialism
NAmE//ˈsoʊʃəˌlaɪz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they socialize
he / she / it socializes
past simple socialized
-ing form socializing