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[ in-ter-miks ]

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to mix together; intermingle.


/ ˌɪntəˈmɪks /


  1. tr to mix (ingredients, liquids, etc) together
  2. intr to become or have the capacity to become combined, joined, etc
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  • inter·mixa·ble adjective
  • inter·mixed·ly adverb
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Word History and Origins

Origin of intermix1

First recorded in 1555–65; back formation from the past participle intermixt (now intermixed ), from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscēre “to mingle together”; inter-, mix
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Example Sentences

This combination of results can be very neatly explained by the idea that internal and external signals are intermixed to create one conscious experience.

As it turns out, reality and imagination are completely intermixed in our brain which means that the separation between our inner world and the outside world is not as clear as we might like to think.

So, you know, it’s always kind of these three groups are always kind of intermixing with each other.

When the glaciers melted again, the waters rose, and the fishes could once again intermix.

The photographs are intermixed with still frames pulled from American movies, music videos and televised political events, each dripping with jingoism and faux patriotism.

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[Fashionista] The Gap Buys Intermix: Gap Inc has shelled out $130 million to purchase high-end retail chain, Intermix.

When taken young, they are soon rendered familiar, but they will not intermix with the domestic hogs.

Some of them have been reared in France, and they will intermix and produce with the common hogs.

Is it improper and unsafe to intermix the different powers of government in the same body of men?

Herein seems a sufficient root for river-names, but there is another which is apt to intermix, Sansc.

You may fuse iron, vaporise water, intermix the gases; but the molecules of all change little in such metamorphosis.