socialize

v. To share a document or plan within an organization, in the vain hope of getting actionable feedback from your "peers." Also, the act of taking Fido to the park to get him used to other dogs.

Business English jargon and slang. 2014.

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  • Socialize — So cial*ize, v. t. 1. To render social. [1913 Webster] 2. To subject to, or regulate by, socialism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • socialize — index nationalize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • socialize — (v.) 1828, to render social, from SOCIAL (Cf. social) (adj.). Meaning to be sociable, to mingle is recorded from 1895. Related: Socialized; socializing …   Etymology dictionary

  • socialize — (Amer.) so·cial·ize || səʊʃəlaɪz v. learn to relate to and interact with others; be sociable, interact with others; establish according to the principles of socialism; make socialist (institutes, governments, institutions etc.); prepare… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • socialize — [v] be friendly at gatherings associate, chum with*, club*, consort, entertain, fraternize, get about, get around, get together, go out, hang around with*, hang out, hobnob, join, keep company, league, make advances, make the rounds*, mingle, mix …   New thesaurus

  • socialize — (also socialise) ► VERB 1) mix socially with others. 2) make (someone) behave in a way that is acceptable to society. 3) organize according to the principles of socialism. DERIVATIVES socialization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • socialize — [sō′shə līz΄] vt. socialized, socializing 1. to make social; adjust to or make fit for cooperative group living 2. to adapt or make conform to the common needs of a social group 3. to subject to governmental ownership and control; nationalize 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • socialize — so|cial|ize also socialise BrE [ˈsəuʃəl aız US ˈsou ] v 1.) [I] to spend time with other people in a friendly way socialize with ▪ People don t socialize with their neighbours as much as they used to. 2.) [T usually passive] to train someone to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • socialize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1810 transitive verb 1. to make social; especially to fit or train for a social environment 2. a. to constitute on a socialistic basis < socialize industry > b. to adapt to social needs or uses 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • socialize — socializable, adj. socializer, n. /soh sheuh luyz /, v., socialized, socializing. v.t. 1. to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others. 2. to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism. 3.… …   Universalium

  • socialize — UK [ˈsəʊʃəlaɪz] / US [ˈsoʊʃ(ə)lˌaɪz] verb Word forms socialize : present tense I/you/we/they socialize he/she/it socializes present participle socializing past tense socialized past participle socialized 1) [intransitive] to spend time with other …   English dictionary

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