mingle

[ming-guhl]
verb (used without object), mingled, mingling.
1.
to become mixed, blended, or united.
2.
to associate or mix in company: She refuses to mingle with bigots.
3.
to associate or take part with others; participate.
verb (used with object), mingled, mingling.
4.
to mix or combine; put together in a mixture; blend.
5.
to unite, join, or conjoin.
6.
to associate in company: a hostess who mingles diplomats with executives.
7.
to form by mixing; compound; concoct.
noun
8.
mingles, two or more single, unrelated adults who live together.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English menglen, equivalent to meng(en) to mix (Old English mengan; cognate with Dutch, German mengen) + -(e)len -le

minglement, noun
mingler, noun
remingle, verb, remingled, remingling.
unmingled, adjective
well-mingled, adjective


4. commingle, intermingle, intermix. See mix.
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mingle (ˈmɪŋɡəl)
 
vb (often foll by with)
1.  to mix or cause to mix
2.  to come into close association
 
[C15: from Old English mengan to mix; related to Middle Dutch mengen, Old Frisian mengja]
 
'mingler
 
n

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mingle
mid-15c., frequentative of M.E. myngen "to mix," from O.E. mengan (related to second element in among), from P.Gmc. *mangijanan (cf. O.S. mengian, O.N. menga, O.Fris. mendza, Ger. mengen), from PIE *menq- "to knead, mix" (see mix). The formation may
have been suggested by cognate M.Du. mengelen. Related: Mingled; mingling.
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Example sentences
Co-mingled plastic film is a variety of plastic film types including plastic carryout bags.
Various faculty who are ordinarily separated by floors mingled.
He mingled with people he might not otherwise meet, had words with them, was
  obliged to take stock of their opinions.
Unseen and unobservable, but believed in by inference mingled with faith.
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