in·​ter·​min·​gle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmiŋ-gəl How to pronounce intermingle (audio) \
intermingled; intermingling; intermingles

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Examples of intermingle in a Sentence

In her short stories, science fiction and romance intermingle. thoroughly intermingle the different kinds of candy so that each bag will get a good assortment
Recent Examples on the Web Previously, Disney’s characters kept to their own movies and did not intermingle. Adario Strange, Quartz, 16 Nov. 2021 Some parents are wondering if the two events are connected, given that families from the schools intermingle. Globe Staff,, 12 Nov. 2021 Going ashore presents additional challenges since the vaccinated bubble onboard the ship becomes less secure when people intermingle with non-passengers. Ramsey Qubein, Condé Nast Traveler, 19 Nov. 2021 Despite its deep peat character, this is a lovely whisky that goes far beyond the smoke with notes of vanilla, citrus and some butterscotch pudding that intermingle beneath the smoggy palate. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 15 Oct. 2021 His groves are rare among small producers because his date palms intermingle with hundreds of trees growing citrus, pomegranate, fig, avocado and other fruit . Christian Reynoso, Los Angeles Times, 7 Oct. 2021 Indeed, the intended flavors do come through on the palate of Raceking, and particularly on the finish where rich dark cocoa notes intermingle with a lingering spiciness. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 24 Sep. 2021 We’re tasked with exploring her storage unit , an actual storage unit that’s been transformed into a magical place where school lockers and forests intermingle. Todd Martens Game Critic, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2021 Much importance was put upon the way in which Canadians and Americans intermingle. Kyle Davidson, Detroit Free Press, 7 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of intermingle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Intermingle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of intermingle

: to mix together


in·​ter·​min·​gle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmiŋ-gəl How to pronounce intermingle (audio) \
intermingled; intermingling

Kids Definition of intermingle

: to mix together

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