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commingle

[kuh-ming-guh l] /kəˈmɪŋ gəl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), commingled, commingling.
1.
to mix or mingle together; combine.
Origin of commingle
1620-1630
1620-30; com- + mingle
Related forms
commingler, noun
uncommingled, adjective
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  • They commingle intimately, but each retains its original and intrinsic quality.

    Feminism and Sex-Extinction Arabella Kenealy
  • Clearly there is a point at which the two commingle, but that is a matter of no present importance.

    Art Clive Bell
  • The spray and mist of the three commingle in a common cloud, and the highway passes through the eternal shower bath.

    Through Scandinavia to Moscow William Seymour Edwards
  • A dozen broad counties, within the vast range of your vision, commingle their green exhalations.

  • There are sects, professing to commingle religion and love, who illustrate the dangers of juxtaposition even in things holy.

    Sex in Education Edward H. Clarke
  • Visions of the past had been ever his companions; now for the first time came visions of the future to commingle with them.

    The Light of Scarthey Egerton Castle
  • A dozen broad counties, within the scope of your vision, commingle their green exhalations.

    A Passionate Pilgrim Henry James
  • If they are admitted into the same crowd, they must not commingle with the whites; they are required to stand to one side.

  • These ideas then commingle in such a manner as to form an enormous mass of combinations.

  • They do not lack high power of will, even if they are unable so to commingle blood and judgment as to master fate.

British Dictionary definitions for commingle

commingle

/kɒˈmɪŋɡəl/
verb
1.
to mix or be mixed; blend
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Word Origin and History for commingle
v.

1620s, from com- + mingle. See comingle. Related: Commingled; commingling.

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