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Definition of the verb intermingle

What does intermingle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: intermingled | intermingling | intermingles

  1. combine into one
    • example: We don't intermingle much
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient, plural]A new firm will integrate their ice cream production lines | Herman mixed the eggsVerbs of Combining: amalgamate, coalesce, consolidate
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient 1] into / to / with [Patient 2]Diabetics can now incorporate sugar into their desserts
      [Patient, plural] [Verb]The yolks and the whites intermingled
      [Patient, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with [Patient 2]Folk songs alternate well with pop songs
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with [Patient 2]Ice cream integrates with desserts
      [Agent - being or abstract] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companiesVerbs of Combining: alternate, coalesce, coincide, consolidate, contrast, correlate, crisscross, entwine, harmonize, interchange, interconnect, interlace, interlink, interlock, interrelate, intersperse, intertwine, interweave, mate, rhyme, unify, unite
      [Agent - being or abstract] [Verb] [Patient 1] with [Patient 2]The merger associated company A with company B
      [Patient, plural] [Verb]John and Mary are engaged | Our computers connected | Plays and ballets alternate
      [Patient, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with [Patient 2]Folk songs alternate well with pop songs
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with [Patient 2]Company A associated with Company B
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of intermingle: blend / immingle / intermix
    • more generic words: amalgamate / commix / mingle / mix / unify = to bring or combine together or with something else
    • more specific word: commingle = mix or blend

Alternative definition of the verb intermingle


  1. To mix or become mixed together.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for intermingle

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Google previewHenry Purcell and the London Stage (1984)

by C. A. Price

The only scene in which characters from the two stories intermingle is the wedding celebration in III.ii, a dramatic tour de force.

Google previewBusiness English

by University of Delhi

In the West, privacy is treasured, while in Eastern societies, allowing the public and private to intermingle is an accepted social convention. Indeed, theworldis seen as one large family.Of course, for both the East and the West, the difference in ...

Google previewPlay of a Fiddle (2015)

Traditional Music, Dance, and Folklore in West Virginia by Gerald Milnes

Verse from Randolph County, West Virginia' The process by which actual events, music, and legend intermingle is a fascinating facet of West Virginia folklore. Factual origins of music, song, and tales are extraneous to the role stories play in ...

Google previewThinking Through Material Culture (2011)

An Interdisciplinary Perspective by Carl Knappett

the notion that humans and nonhumans flow through one another and intermingle is a powerful one, as is the idea that, in the absence of obligatory points of passage, any part may connect with any other. This combination of perspectives ...

Google previewGod and Evolution Or Evolvement Essays Into the 21st Century (2010)

by Adolph Caso

Intermingle is a positive word. It connotes positive re- sults achievable with little if any extra effort at all levels of the education ladder. Through it, educators can detach themselves from the too well-known segregation of the past, and of the ...

Google previewVital Statistics (1885)

A Memorial Volume of Selections from the Reports and Writings of William Farr by William Farr

date the foetus has lived its intra-uterine life, and the instant in which the sperm -cell and germ-cell intermingle is the true time of the embryo•s origin. Respecting the rate of embryonic mortality there is little 188 [PART iv. Infant and Child ...

Google previewThe Epidemiological Imagination (1994)

A Reader by Ashton, John

The age of man is reckoned from the date of birth; but before that date the foetus has lived its intra-uterine life, and the instant in which the sperm-cell and germ- cell intermingle is the true time of the embryo's origin. Respecting the rate of ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

INTERMINGLE. internal adj. inner, interior, inmost, innermost, inside, hidden, buried, secret, undisclosed, subjective, personal, private. ant. exterior, outer, outside, outermost, revealed, unconcealed, exposed. interpenetrate v. PERMEATE.

Google previewLaird & Lee's Webster's New Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1920)

by Noah Webster

Intermingle (m-tër-mingl ), vt. Intermission (ln-ter- mish'un), n.

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

INTERMINGLE, -ming'gl, v.a., to mix together.— v.n., to be mixed. INTERMISSION , -mish'-un, s., cessation for a time; interruption; interval. INTERMISSrVE, -mis'-siv, a., coming by fits. INTERMIT, -mit', v.a., to suspend. INTERMITTENT, -tent, a.

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

intermingle. multiplication of that virus in non-infected cells. © 1 950s: fromlNTERPEM. interfuse /mts'f ju:z/ e- verb 1 to mix (with something). 2 (r cf inn to blend or fuse together. • interfusion noun. Q 1 6c: from Latin mterfandere, interiusum to ...

Google previewNew Dictionary: Armenian-English (1879)

by Matatʻeay Petrosean

to mix, to mingle, to blend ; to join, to incorporate, to unite ;to combine, to amalgamate ; to confound, to confuse, to perplex ; to mix up, to season ; to intermix, to intermingle ; to intertwine, to interweave ; to adulterate, to taint, to tinge ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Blend, mix, commix, mingle, intermingle, intermix, combine, unite, amalgamate, mingle together, run together. CommiiiUte, v. a. Pulverize, triturate, levigate, powder, grind, ...

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Usage statistics about intermingle

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Quotes about intermingle

Follow to the deep wood's weeds,
Follow to the wild-briar dingle,
Where we seek to intermingle,
And the violet tells her tale
To the odour-scented gale,
For they two have enough to do
Of such work as I and you. (Percy Bysshe Shelley)
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Scrabble value of I1N1T1E1R1M3I1N1G2L1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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