Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun socialization

3 senses of socialization

Sense 1
socialization, socialisation -- (the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services")
       => group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

Sense 2
socialization, socialisation, socializing, socialising -- (the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men")
       => meeting, coming together -- (the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day")

Sense 3
socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation -- (the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture")
       => social control -- (control exerted (actively or passively) by group action)

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