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[in-ter-ming-guh l]
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verb (used with or without object), in·ter·min·gled, in·ter·min·gling.
  1. to mingle, one with another; intermix.
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Origin of intermingle

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at inter-, mingle
Related formsin·ter·min·gle·ment, nounun·in·ter·min·gled, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • They are distinguished from one another in thought, but they intermingle.



  • How they must intersect, cross and intermingle each other's orbits!

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • It will not be amiss for the Sinistristes to intermingle some menaces with their theories.

    Economic Sophisms

    Frederic Bastiat

  • The flame from the respective muskets seemed to intermingle.

  • "Blue blood and red have been known to intermingle," I argued.

    A Volunteer with Pike

    Robert Ames Bennet

British Dictionary definitions for intermingle


  1. to mix or cause to mix or mingle together
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Word Origin and History for intermingle


late 15c., from inter- + mingle. Related: Intermingled; intermingling.

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