socialise etymology

English word socialise comes from English social, English -ise

Detailed word origin of socialise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
social English (eng) (British, colloquial) (with definite article) Abbreviation of social security, referring to the UK state welfare system, or of related terms such as Social Security Office or Social Security Benefit.. (Canada). (Canadian Prairies) A dance held to raise money for a couple to be married.. (US, colloquial). (dated, Ireland) A dinner dance event, usually held annually by a company or sporting [...]
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
socialise English (eng) (intransitive) To interact with others. (transitive) To instruct, usually subconsciously, in the etiquette of a society. (transitive) To take into collective or governmental ownership.

Words with the same origin as socialise

Descendants of social
Descendants of -ise
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