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To spend time with friends - thesaurus

Synonyms

see

verb

to spend time with a friend or member of your family

socialize

verb

to spend time with other people socially, for example at a party

associate with

to spend time with someone

get along

if people get along, they like each other and are friendly to each other

know

verb

to be familiar with someone, because you have met them or because you are friends

mix

verb

to meet other people in social situations and talk to them

circulate

verb

to move around at a party or social occasion, talking to different people

hang around with

to spend time with someone

rub along

to live or work with someone in a friendly way

knock around

to spend time with someone because you are friends

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attach yourself to

to spend time with someone or become part of a group

be a gooseberry

to be with two people who love each other and would prefer to be alone together

be/get mixed up with someone

to spend time with someone who has a bad influence on you

be/live in each other’s pockets

to spend too much time together

bring together

to create a situation in which people meet and do something together, especially when they would not usually do so

come round

to go to several people in a room, one after another, especially in order to talk to them

consort

verb

formal to spend time with someone who is considered bad, such as a criminal or an enemy

fraternise

a British spelling of fraternize

fraternize

verb

formal to spend time with someone as friends

go around

to spend a lot of time with someone, going to different places and doing things

hang

verb

informal to spend time in a particular place or with particular people

hobnob

verb

informal to spend time talking to rich or famous people

inflict yourself on someone

to be with someone who does not want to be with you

intermingle

verb

if people intermingle, they spend time together and get to know each other

keep company with someone

to spend time with someone

keep in with

to stay friendly with someone, especially someone who can help you

keep someone company

to spend time with someone so that they will not feel lonely

mingle

verb

to move around and talk to a lot of people, especially at a social event

mix business with pleasure

to combine work with social activities

move

verb

if you move in a particular world, circle, society etc, you spend time with people who belong to that particular group or social class

rub shoulders with someone

to meet and talk to important or famous people

run around with

to spend a lot of time with someone, especially someone who other people do not approve of

sleep over

to sleep at someone else’s house for one night

socialise

a British spelling of socialize

spend the night with someone

to sleep at someone’s house for one night

stay over

to sleep in someone’s house as a guest for one night

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