Pronunciation: (sō'shu-līz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
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. Educ.to treat as a group activity: to socialize spelling quizzes.
to associate or mingle sociably with others: to socialize with one's fellow workers. Also, esp. Brit.,so'cial•ise".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.