intermix

[ in-ter-miks ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmɪks /

verb (used with or without object)

to mix together; intermingle.

Nearby words

  1. intermittent fever,
  2. intermittent mandatory ventilation,
  3. intermittent positive pressure breathing,
  4. intermittent positive pressure ventilation,
  5. intermittent tetanus,
  6. intermixture,
  7. intermodal,
  8. intermodillion,
  9. intermodulation,
  10. intermolecular

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

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British Dictionary definitions for intermix

intermix

/ (ˌɪntəˈmɪks) /

verb

(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

intermix

v.

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

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