What does mingle mean?

Definitions for mingleˈmɪŋ gəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mingle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamate(verb)

    to bring or combine together or with something else

    "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

  2. mingle(verb)

    get involved or mixed-up with

    "He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair"

  3. jumble, mingle(verb)

    be all mixed up or jumbled together

    "His words jumbled"

GCIDE

  1. Mingle(v. i.)

    To associate (with certain people); as, he's too highfalutin to mingle with working stiffs.

  2. Mingle(v. i.)

    To move (among other people); -- of people; as, the president left his car to mingle with the crowd; a host at a a party should mingle with his guests.

Wiktionary

  1. mingle(Noun)

    A mixture.

  2. mingle(Verb)

    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.

  3. mingle(Verb)

    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.

  4. mingle(Verb)

    To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.

    A mingled, imperfect virtue. -Henry Rogers.

  5. mingle(Verb)

    : To put together; to join. Shakespeare.

  6. mingle(Verb)

    To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.

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

  7. mingle(Verb)

    To become mixed or blended.

  8. Origin: mengel from the noun meng, compare Old English mengan. Cognate with Dutch mengen, German mengen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mingle(verb)

    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

  2. Mingle(verb)

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

  3. Mingle(verb)

    to deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate

  4. Mingle(verb)

    to put together; to join

  5. Mingle(verb)

    to make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of

  6. Mingle(verb)

    to become mixed or blended

  7. Mingle(noun)

    a mixture

  8. Origin: [From OE. mengen, AS. mengan; akin to D. & G. mengen, Icel. menga, also to E. among, and possibly to mix. Cf. Among, Mongrel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mingle

    ming′gl, v.t. to mix: to unite into one mass: to confuse: to join in mutual intercourse.—v.i. to become mixed or confused.—n. a medley.—n. Ming′le-mang′le, a medley, jumble.—v.t. to confuse, jumble together.—ns. Ming′lement; Ming′ler; Ming′ling, mixture: a mixing or blending together.—adv. Ming′lingly. [Freq. of ming.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mingle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mingle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Donne:

    More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

  2. Horace:

    Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.

  3. Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy:

    Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.

  4. Buddha:

    You should respect each other and refrain from disputes you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.

  5. Rule of Life:

    It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.

Images & Illustrations of mingle

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Translations for mingle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vermengenGerman
  • mezclarSpanish
  • sekoittua, saastuttaa, sotkeutua, sekoittaa, yhdistyä, sotkea, yhtyä, yhdistää, valmistaaFinnish
  • mélangerFrench
  • आपस में मिलनाHindi
  • mescolare, combinare, rimestare, contaminare, amalgamare, rigirare, miscelare, mescolarsiItalian
  • misceoLatin
  • tautūtakitakiMāori
  • vermengenDutch
  • misturarPortuguese
  • amestecaRomanian
  • враща́ться, сме́шиваться, сме́шивать, обща́ться, смеша́ться, смеша́тьRussian
  • 交融Chinese

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