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[in-ter-ming-guh l] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪŋ gəl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), intermingled, intermingling.
to mingle, one with another; intermix.
Origin of intermingle
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English; see inter-, mingle
Related forms
interminglement, noun
unintermingled, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for intermingle
  • The two subspecies used to intermingle, so transferring a few females would restore some of the natural gene flow.
  • The two currents do not intermingle, being separated from each other by the delicate walls of the villi.
  • Watch out for other types of boats, since all watercraft are allowed to intermingle on the water.
  • Yet to intermingle the two only confuses the vehicle with the voluminous load it is supposed to distribute.
  • We should have the freedom to intermingle and experience the brilliance of life, wherever it may be.
  • Plots, counterplots, and the search for the perpetrators of an unsolved armored car heist intermingle.
  • If possible, birds are released at locations where they can intermingle with other piping plovers before heading south.
  • To prepare scientists to meet this challenge, trainees must intermingle two training experiences.
  • Do not intermingle unit measurements for ingredients, such as weights in ounces and not in fluid ounces.
  • In the initial section the entries are arranged alphabetically by town or city and intermingle surnames with businesses.
British Dictionary definitions for intermingle


to mix or cause to mix or mingle together
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Word Origin and History for intermingle

late 15c., from inter- + mingle. Related: Intermingled; intermingling.

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