intermix

verb
in·​ter·​mix | \ˌin-tər-ˈmiks \
intermixed; intermixing; intermixes

Definition of intermix 

transitive verb

: to mix together

intransitive verb

: to become mixed together

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Other Words from intermix

intermixture \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈmiks-​chər \ noun

Examples of intermix in a Sentence

When they talk, they often intermix English and Spanish. intermixed the ingredients just until there were no more lumps in the batter

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The show craftily skewers the system that lured its contestants into debt, intermixing questions about Beyoncé and condoms with earnest facts about the moral blight of for-profit colleges. Derek Thompson, The Atlantic, "Win a Game Show, Pay Off Your Student Debt," 12 July 2018 She was drawn to Bragg’s ability to intermix political statements with suburban narratives about regular people. Todd Martens, latimes.com, "Beyond outrage: Australia's Stella Donnelly mixes the personal and political with humor," 29 June 2018 But intermixed with the sadness and helplessness is a lot of anger. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "It's Not OK to Appropriate Mexican Culture — Especially If You’re Dehumanizing Its People," 28 June 2018 Photos of English gardens, Italian kitchens, and French chateaus are intermixed with smaller cut-outs of bathrooms, dining room tables, and home libraries. Margarita Gokun Silver, Longreads, "The Forever Nomad," 30 Apr. 2018 And when armistice brought the bitter fighting to an uneasy halt in 1953, the poplar found itself inside the peace village or Joint Security Area — an 800-meter-wide bubble within the DMZ where soldiers from both sides intermixed. Michael E. Miller, Washington Post, "At Korean summit in DMZ, ‘deranged’ ax murders still cast a shadow," 26 Apr. 2018 Her experiences growing up in these two intermixing cultures and their traditions have greatly influenced her work, which primarily focuses on the woman as its subject. Tara Massouleh, AL.com, "April Events: Food festivals, Magic City Art Connection, and more," 6 Apr. 2018 These weak emissions would also be intermixed with many other x-ray sources from the galactic center. Lee Billings, Scientific American, "Astronomers Spy Swarms of Black Holes at Our Galaxy's Core," 4 Apr. 2018 In her first season with the CCO, concertmaster Celeste Golden Boyer will be featured on the CCO premiere of Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s masterwork intermixed with the movements from the original. The Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra unveils eclectic Summermusik series for August 2018," 23 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of intermix

1542, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for intermix

back-formation from obsolete intermixt intermingled, from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscēre to intermix, from inter- + miscēre to mix — more at mix

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intermix

verb

English Language Learners Definition of intermix

: to mix together

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