in·​ter·​min·​gle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmiŋ-gəl How to pronounce intermingle (audio) \
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
Recent Examples on the Web His drums and strings are intermingled with roars and squeaks and bleeps, all orderly and not cacophonous. Jon Caramanica, New York Times, "Indie Rap Veterans Return to a Genre Still in Need of Opposition," 4 Apr. 2018 How to keep a school safe Schools should avoid mixing ages and consider adjusting or postponing in-school and extracurricular gatherings that intermingle classes and grades. Noah Weiland, New York Times, "Open Windows. Don’t Share Food. Here’s the U.S. Government’s Coronavirus Advice.," 10 Mar. 2020 According to the 1865 biography, Cushman was embraced by Confederate circles and began spying for the Union, with storied escapades like wearing men’s clothing to intermingle with rebels. Emily Toomey, Smithsonian, "The Actress Who Left the Stage to Become a Civil War Spy," 12 Aug. 2019 Crushed lapis lazuli, a blue semi-precious stone, was intermingled with the turquoise for added color effect. Colin Moore, Outdoor Life, "The 16 Most Awesome Turkey And Duck Calls You’ve Ever Seen," 19 Feb. 2020 The world of book publishing and the internet are more intermingled now than ever, says Hoffman, who is also now a senior editor at Epicurious. TheWeek, "The rise of the mocktail," 22 Feb. 2020 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

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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 31 May. 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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