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 Bent and sliding pitches, other worldly textures and novel sonorities have been central to her musical vocabularies, elements of East and West intermingling in compelling ways. Howard Reich,, "Chicago composer Wang Lu links cultures through music with ‘Code Switch’," 30 Sep. 2019 And instead of intermingling tricky recipes like spinach pie or gravlax with easy lifts, Copeland relegates the labor-intensive stuff to the back of the book. Kelsey Lindsey, Outside Online, "Yes, You Can Cook Healthy Without Sacrificing Taste," 22 Dec. 2019 The newsletter was an ideal format for intermingling those elements. Noah Weiland, New York Times, "On the Impeachment Beat, but in Your Inbox," 22 Dec. 2019 By intermingling cultural symbols, Maharaj removes the photos from any exact place or time and prohibits us from attaching easy geographic or ethnic labels to the people in them. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Know, "Renluka Maharaj’s latest show digs deep into family, home and glitter," 26 Oct. 2019 But intermingling copyrighted and public domain works creates headaches for third parties wanting to make use of the code. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, "Justices debate allowing state law to be “hidden behind a pay wall”," 3 Dec. 2019 There will be trivia to test your knowledge of the wildly popular film and book series, as well as a DJ playing songs from the films, intermingled with hits from the 90s and the aughts. Paul Daugherty,, "Doc's Morning Line: Why it makes zero sense for the Bengals to sign Colin Kaepernick," 14 Nov. 2019 Even fried chicken couldn’t redeem itself, a few hard pieces served at brunch, intermingled with bony fried quail over a slack-jawed waffle. Mike Sutter,, "Zero-star restaurant review: Savor Bistro loses its way in San Antonio’s Stone Oak," 17 Oct. 2019 This was a contemporary tone poem in which acoustic and electronic sounds intermingled, Yeh somehow riding herd on it all. Howard Reich,, "CSO’s MusicNOW review: Welcome new sounds from Eliza Brown and Wang Lu," 8 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of intermingle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Intermingle.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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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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