in·​ter·​min·​gle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmiŋ-gəl \
intermingled; intermingling; intermingles

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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

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Different eras and sensibilities intermingle in eight spacious galleries. The exhibition is stocked with many of Adams’s most popular images. Richard B. Woodward, WSJ, "‘Ansel Adams in Our Time’ Review: Reconsidering a Mountainous Career," 12 Dec. 2018 Tables of hanger steak, prosciutto, cheese and pasta were intermingled with candles and vases of scarlet roses and orchids. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "Inside the World Premiere of Oscar Isaac & Sir Ben Kingsley's Historical Thriller Operation Finale," 17 Aug. 2018 Most stores and restaurants remained open, and protesters intermingled with Christmas shoppers. Noemie Bisserbe, WSJ, "French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shrink Further," 22 Dec. 2018 Scientists believe the patterns of brightness and darkness intermingling seen within Reiner Gamma stem from magnetic fields deflecting particles from the solar wind. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "The Moon's Most Mysterious Feature Now Has an Origin Story," 7 Sep. 2018 More often, Russians intermingle financial dealings with political subterfuge in a complex web that appears superficially legitimate. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Will Trump Be Meeting With His Counterpart — Or His Handler?," 8 July 2018 Prosecutors contend proceeds from both the drug sales and haircuts were intermingled and used to buy numerous properties and business locations. Guillermo Contreras, San Antonio Express-News, "Feds to auction off heroin-tainted barber shops," 6 July 2018 Obviously now your comms are intermingled with Abu Zubaydah’s comms and that presents a problem. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Former NSA and CIA director General Michael Hayden on Recode Decode," 19 June 2018 The elevated beds enable Rocci to stand or sit while tending tomatoes, basil and arugula intermingled with nasturtiums, marigolds and sweet peas. Emily Young,, "Making sure Mom and Dad can age in their own space," 15 June 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of intermingle

: to mix together


in·​ter·​min·​gle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmiŋ-gəl \
intermingled; intermingling

Kids Definition of intermingle

: to mix together

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