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intermix

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verb in·ter·mix \ˌin-tər-ˈmiks\

Simple Definition of intermix

  • : to mix together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intermix

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to mix together

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become mixed together

intermixture

play \-ˈmiks-chər\ noun

Examples of intermix in a sentence

  1. When they talk, they often intermix English and Spanish.

  2. <intermixed the ingredients just until there were no more lumps in the batter>



Origin and Etymology of intermix

back-formation from obsolete intermixt intermingled, from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscēre to intermix, from inter- + miscēre to mix — more at mix


First Known Use: 1542



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