[soh-shuh-lahyz] /ˈsoʊ ʃəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), socialized, socializing.
to make ; make fit for life in companionship with others.
to make ; establish or regulate according to the theories of .
Education. to treat as a group activity:
to socialize spelling quizzes.
verb (used without object), socialized, socializing.
to associate or mingle sociably with others:
to socialize with one’s fellow workers.
(intransitive) to behave in a friendly or sociable manner
(transitive) to prepare for life in society
(transitive) (mainly US) to alter or create so as to be in accordance with socialist principles, as by nationalization
1828, “to render social,” from social (adj.). Meaning “to be sociable, to mingle” is recorded from 1895. Meaning “to make socialistic” is from 1846. Related: Socialized; socializing. The phrasing in socialized medicine is by 1912.
[oh-ver-sohld] /ˌoʊ vərˈsoʊld/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . adjective 2. marked by prices considered unjustifiably low because of heavy and extensive selling: The stock market is oversold. [oh-ver-sel] /ˌoʊ vərˈsɛl/ verb (used with object), oversold, overselling. 1. to more of (a stock, product, etc.) than can be delivered. 2. to […]
[oh-ver-suh-lis-i-tuh s] /ˈoʊ vər səˈlɪs ɪ təs/ adjective 1. too : oversolicitous concerning one’s health.
[oh-ver-ree-akt] /ˌoʊ vər riˈækt/ verb (used without object) 1. to or respond more strongly than is necessary or appropriate. /ˌəʊvərɪˈækt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to react excessively to something overreact o·ver·re·act (ō’vər-rē-ākt’) v. o·ver·re·act·ed, o·ver·re·act·ing, o·ver·re·acts To react with unnecessary or inappropriate force, emotional display, or violence.
[oh-ver-reech] /ˌoʊ vərˈritʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to or extend over or beyond: The shelf overreached the nook and had to be planed down. 2. to go beyond, as a thing aimed at or sought: an arrow that had overreached the target. 3. to stretch to excess, as by a straining effort: to overreach […]