Definitions for: Mingle


[v] to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
[v] get involved or mixed-up with; "He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair"
[v] be all mixed up or jumbled together; "His words jumbled"



Webster (1913) Definition: Min"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mingled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Mingling.] [From OE. mengen, AS. mengan; akin to D. & G.
mengen, Icel. menga, also to E. among, and possibly to mix.
Cf. Among, Mongrel.]
1. To mix; intermix; to combine or join, as an individual or
part, with other parts, but commonly so as to be
distinguishable in the product; to confuse; to confound.

There was . . . fire mingled with the hail. --Ex.
ix. 24.

2. To associate or unite in society or by ties of
relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to
intermarry.

The holy seed have mingled themselves with the
people of those lands. --Ezra ix. 2.

3. To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.

A mingled, imperfect virtue. --Rogers.

4. To put together; to join. [Obs.] --Shak.

5. To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.

[He] proceeded to mingle another draught.
--Hawthorne.


Min"gle, v. i.
To become mixed or blended.


Min"gle, n.
A mixture. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Synonyms: amalgamate, commix, jumble, mix, unify

See Also: aggregate, alter, be, blend, change, combine, compound, concoct, immingle, intermingle, intermix

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