verb (mingl, ing)
- (obsolete): A mixture.
- 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.
Etymology: Middle English mengel from the noun meng, compare Old English mengan. Cognate with Dutch, German mengen. Related to among, mongrel.
- There was... fire mingled with the hail. Ex. ix. 24.
- Across the city yesterday, there was a feeling of bittersweet reunion as streams of humanity converged and mingled at dozens of memorial services. — http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/11/nyregion/nyregionspecial3/11bush.html?hp&ex=1158033600&en=e468f88da52557ed&ei=5094&partner=homepage New York Times
- 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.
- To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.
- A mingled, imperfect virtue. -Rogers.
- (obsolete): To put together; to join. Shak.
- To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.
- He proceeded to another draught. -Hawthorne.
- (intransitive) To become mixed or blended.
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