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socialize in Psychology, psychiatry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsocializeso‧cial‧ize (also socialise British English) /ˈsəʊʃəl-aɪz $ ˈsoʊ-/ verb  1 [intransitive]SOCIALIZE to spend time with other people in a friendly waysocialize with People don’t socialize with their neighbours as much as they used to.2 [transitive]SEMP to train someone to behave in a way that is acceptable in the society they are living inbe socialized into something Girls are socialized into ‘feminine’ behavior. Grammar Socialize is usually passive in this meaning.→ See Verb table
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socializeAll this happens as the child is gradually subjected to ever more critical attitudes as he is being socialized.On weekends the Hub buzzes with fellow mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts resting and socializing.When it matures, we will find that most of the human use is for socializing.Many young women believe they have better things to do than socialize single men.We used to socialize together and they used my garden as their flat didn't have one.Groups of women working or socializing together are not automatically separatist.Consider the way you eat, exercise, and socialize when not dieting.They socialize with them, do business with them.socialize withThey don't socialize with their neighbors much.