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 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 Additionally, drivers and members of both paddocks will be free to intermingle next weekend at IMS — something that wasn't allowed a year ago when fans weren't permitted and NASCAR was running strictly one-day shows. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Aug. 2021 Geometric shapes intermingle with imagery of flora and the sun, with a pair of almost-touching hands as the centerpiece., 9 July 2021 In Korea, powerful ingredients like gochujang make a bold dressing for thin wheat noodles that intermingle with fresh vegetables for contrasting flavor and texture., 22 June 2021 That note carries over into a wonderfully fruity palate, dominated by ripe plum and cherry flavors that intermingle with orange, vanilla, caramel apple, and cafe au lait. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 18 June 2021 Their opinions and evil rumors intermingle potently with the judgment of the police and weigh heavily in the family’s action, as if their private lives endured a sort of supernatural surveillance. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 1 June 2021 The pair’s vocals intermingle on the wistful, synth-laden track. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 23 Apr. 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 23 Sep. 2021.

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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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