Definition of mingle
1 : to bring or mix together or with something else usually without fundamental loss of identity : intermix The story mingles fact with fiction.
2 archaic : to prepare by mixing : concoct
1 : to become mingled white and Douglas fir trees mingle with the pines — Karen Thure
2a : to come into contact : associate he mingles only with millionaires — H. J. Laskib : to move about (as in a group) mingled with the guests
Examples of mingle in a Sentence
The story mingles fact and fiction.
Several flavors mingle in the stew.
It's a story in which fact mingles with fiction.
The host was too busy to mingle during the party.
Recent Examples of mingle from the Web
With societies mingling, the us-versus-them aspect of extreme faith has gotten worse.
They are encouraged to mingle with the children and grandchildren of Estée Lauder, who co-founded the beauty giant 70 years ago with her husband Joseph.
According to Alexander Rzhanenkov of the St. Petersburg City Hall, the girl, whose identity has not been revealed, was able to slip through security undetected by mingling with a small crowd.
Throughout our apartment, framed photos of Laurence, Evan, and Baptiste mingle with others of us.
Its architectural and epigraphic remains portray a motley city formed in its character by Rome to the west and Persia to the east; Hellenistic and Central Asian influences mingled with Amorite, Aramaean, and Arab elements.
Can E. Korman, an associate dean of research and graduate studies, said the facility (designed by the Ballinger architecture firm) aims to mingle teaching with research.
Where the theory approaches nearest to this character, different and often heterogenous principles mingle their influence in the administration.
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Origin and Etymology of mingle
Middle English menglen, frequentative of mengen to mix, from Old English mengan; akin to Middle High German mengen to mix, Greek massein to knead
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of mingle
MINGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mingle for English Language Learners
: to combine or bring together two or more things
: to move around during a party, meeting, etc., and talk informally with different people
MINGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of mingle for Students
1 : to bring or combine together or with something else The story mingled fact with fiction.
2 : to move among others within a group He mingled with the crowd.
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