sociate

noun
so·​ci·​ate | \ ˈsōs(h)ēə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of sociate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic
so·​ci·​ate | \ -ēˌāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of sociate (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic
: associate desire to sociate with and to be in their company— Wallace Stevens

History and Etymology for sociate

Noun

Middle English sociat, from Latin sociatus, past participle of sociare to join, share, from socius companion

Intransitive verb

Latin sociatus, past participle of sociare to join, share

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“Sociate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sociate. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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