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commingle

[kuh-ming-guh l] /kəˈmɪŋ gəl/
verb (used with or without object), commingled, commingling.
1.
to mix or mingle together; combine.
Origin of commingle
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; com- + mingle
Related forms
commingler, noun
uncommingled, adjective
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  • They are commingled either in a natural or an artificial manner.

  • He reached out his arms for it, all his senses for the time confused and commingled.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • He did not resent it, but felt an odd thrill of commingled pity and—fear.

  • It is a poem in which dignity, beauty, and power are commingled with a rare charm.

    The Epic of Saul William Cleaver Wilkinson
  • The waves are commingled, and we are unable to separate them absolutely.

    The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams
  • Surprise, gratification, triumph, were commingled in her voice.

  • All were now commingled, each striving to pass the hubs of his neighbors' wheels.

    Eighth Reader James Baldwin
  • You are sovran in the art: feigning and truth Are so commingled in you.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • Developing imagination, he commingled the two; love was the product.

British Dictionary definitions for commingled

commingle

/kɒˈmɪŋɡəl/
verb
1.
to mix or be mixed; blend
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Word Origin and History for commingled

commingle

v.

1620s, from com- + mingle. See comingle. Related: Commingled; commingling.

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