[ in-ter-miks ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmɪks /

verb (used with or without object)

to mix together; intermingle.

Origin of intermix

1555–65; back formation from intermixt (now intermixed past participle) < Latin intermixtus past participle of intermiscēre to mingle together. See inter-, mix
Related formsin·ter·mix·a·ble, adjectivein·ter·mix·ed·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for intermix


/ (ˌɪntəˈmɪks) /


(tr) to mix (ingredients, liquids, etc) together
(intr) to become or have the capacity to become combined, joined, etc
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Word Origin and History for intermix



1550s (implied in intermixed), from inter- + mix (v.). Related: Intermixed; intermixing.

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