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[kuh-ming-guh l]
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verb (used with or without object), com·min·gled, com·min·gling.
  1. to mix or mingle together; combine.
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Origin of commingle

First recorded in 1620–30; com- + mingle
Related formscom·min·gler, nounun·com·min·gled, adjective
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Related Words for commingle

mingle, join, unite, amalgamate, merge, intermix, commix, compound, integrate, combine, intermingle

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Historical Examples of commingle

  • Clearly there is a point at which the two commingle, but that is a matter of no present importance.


    Clive Bell

  • A dozen broad counties, within the vast range of your vision, commingle their green exhalations.

  • Visions of the past had been ever his companions; now for the first time came visions of the future to commingle with them.

    The Light of Scarthey

    Egerton Castle

  • If they are admitted into the same crowd, they must not commingle with the whites; they are required to stand to one side.

  • They do not lack high power of will, even if they are unable so to commingle blood and judgment as to master fate.

British Dictionary definitions for commingle


  1. to mix or be mixed; blend
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Word Origin and History for commingle


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

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