to become mixed, blended, or united:The herbs and spices mingled to produce an exquisite odor that permeated the house.
to associate, mix, or interact in company with others, as at a social event: At the party she mingled with some interesting people.
to join or take part with others, as in activities or causes: I used to like his blog, but he’s started to mingle with bigots.
to mix or combine; put together in a mixture; blend: During much of history, noble families mingled their bloodlines and forged new alliances.
to unite, join, or conjoin.
to associate in company: a hostess who mingles diplomats with executives.
to form by mixing; compound; concoct.
mingles, two or more single, unrelated adults who live together.
a social event at which people associate, mix, or interact with others: The Chamber of Commerce hosted a mingle for the town's small business owners to kick off their Buy Local campaign.
- min·gle·ment, noun
- mingler, noun
- re·min·gle, verb, re·min·gled, re·min·gling.
- un·min·gled, adjective
- well-mingled, adjective
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How to use mingle in a sentence
The 420-friendly site, “built by stoners for stoners,” allows you to mingle and jingle with—well, you get it.
It was notable Wednesday that the cameraman and photographers were allowed to mingle somewhat freely with the playgroup.
Come inside the star-studded Globes after-parties, where inebriated A-listers mingle.Partying With the Golden Globes Stars: Taylor Swift Cuts a Rug, Ben Affleck Holds Court, and More | Marlow Stern | January 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Research suggests forcing coworkers to mingle can be damaging for relationships between diverse members of staff.
The house becomes a back channel of sorts, as the men mingle over drinks and cigars and cultivate business deals.The Business of Sex: Amy Tan’s ‘The Valley of Amazement’ on Shanghai Courtesans | Jane Ciabattari | November 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was her delight to mingle politics and chivalric devotion, in their long conferences.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
As the two fluids mingle, the effect upon various structures may be seen.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
It was a habit with him to disguise himself in ordinary clothing and then to go out and mingle with the common people.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
They also showed a curious tendency to mingle their scientific speculations with ancient and base superstitions.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The conjoint movement of the leaders toward the Indian bivouac was a signal for their followers to mingle and exchange greetings.Overland | John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for mingle
to mix or cause to mix
(intr often foll by with) to come into close association
- mingler, noun
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