intermingle

verb
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 Video becomes a component of theater, intermingling with sound, light and, in the case of his most recent show, scent. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, "Francis Kurkdjian Comes to the Theater With a Multi-Sensory Fragrance Experience," 13 Sep. 2019 Serpents, panthers and bats intermingle with surfing red devils in the de Young galleries. Robert Taylor, The Mercury News, "Tattoo exhibits ready to leave their mark in San Francisco," 23 July 2019 The cavernous place maintains an unpretentious charm with locals and tourists intermingling. Roger Naylor, azcentral, "Floating tiki bar, haunted pub crawl: 10 places for end-of-summer road trips in Arizona," 14 Aug. 2019 The attorneys, according to the New York Times, argue the FBI and CIA intermingled their work while extracting statements from the suspects at secret prisons and later at Guantanamo Bay. Greg Norman | Fox News, Fox News, "Guantanamo Bay 9/11 confessions obtained by FBI should not be admissible in court, lawyers claim," 30 July 2019 Chaplin admitted, sitting with his arms clasped around his knees against the public works fence, where the sound of trucks beeping intermingled with the tinny music of the brass band. Rachel Swan, SFChronicle.com, "Homeless people protest SF collecting their belongings," 22 June 2019 The audience, often populated with survivors and intermingled with cast members, cried with her. Nicole Blackwood, chicagotribune.com, "In variety show ‘Resilient,’ survivors of sexual abuse define and redefine what it means to create art out of ashes," 21 June 2019 That would help people who think in one primary color to adapt, perhaps subconsciously, to the idea of multiple colors intermingled as normal. BostonGlobe.com, "Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine," 14 June 2019 The prisoners' limbs are intermingled; some rest their heads on the laps of other inmates. Tamara Qiblawi And Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN, "Photos from Iraqi jail show dire conditions of young and female prisoners," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of intermingle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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9 Oct 2019

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The first known use of intermingle was in the 15th century

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intermingle

verb
How to pronounce intermingle (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of intermingle

: to mix together

intermingle

verb
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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