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fraternize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fraternize

  1. 1 to come or be together as friends <don't fraternize just with people of the same race, religion, or social background> Synonyms chum, company, consociate, consort, associate, hang (around or out), hobnob, hook up, mess around, pal (around), run, sort, travelRelated Words affiliate, ally, attach, band, bond, club, collaborate, collude, confederate, conjoin, connect, cooperate, couple, gang, get along, get on, group, interrelate, join, knot, league, link, mingle, mix, rally, relate, side, socialize, team, tie, wed; befriend, friendNear Antonyms avoid, cold-shoulder, shun, snub; alienate, estrange; break up, disband, disperse, split (up); disjoin, dissociate, disunite, divorce, sever, split, sunder

  2. 2 to take part in social activities <a group of kids fraternizing together after school every day> Synonyms associate, socialize, go out, hobnob, mingle, mix, step outRelated Words carouse, party, revel; circulateNear Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; slight, snub




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