What does mingle mean?

Definitions for mingle
ˈmɪŋ gəlmin·gle

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamateverb

    to bring or combine together or with something else

    "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

  2. mingleverb

    get involved or mixed-up with

    "He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair"

  3. jumble, mingleverb

    be all mixed up or jumbled together

    "His words jumbled"

GCIDE

  1. Mingleverb

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

  2. Mingleverb

    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. minglenoun

    A mixture.

  2. mingleverb

    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. mingleverb

    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. mingleverb

    To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.

    A mingled, imperfect virtue. -Henry Rogers.

  5. mingleverb

    To put together; to join. Shakespeare.

  6. mingleverb

    To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.

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

  7. mingleverb

    To become mixed or blended.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mingleverb

    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. Mingleverb

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

  3. Mingleverb

    to deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate

  4. Mingleverb

    to put together; to join

  5. Mingleverb

    to make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of

  6. Mingleverb

    to become mixed or blended

  7. Minglenoun

    a mixture

  8. Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of mingle in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Better to remain always single than to mingle ever with a person who doesn’t stop the people admiring him/her like God.

  2. John Donne:

    More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

  3. Horace:

    Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You've got to stop mingling with the crowd. For, you were born and meant to stand out and never to mingle with the crowd. So what? dare to stand out and then make a difference. -Emeasoba George

  5. Fred Kolkhorst:

    It's difficult for me to understand how people talk about personal freedoms, but they've impinged on our ability to go out and mingle and be with other people, i try not to get mad at them, but it's so disappointing and frustrating to those of us who can't get out and be a part of life without being fearful.

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  • vermengenGerman
  • miksiEsperanto
  • mezclarSpanish
  • sekoittua, valmistaa, saastuttaa, yhdistää, yhtyä, sotkeutua, sekoittaa, yhdistyä, sotkeaFinnish
  • mélangerFrench
  • आपस में मिलनाHindi
  • miscelare, mescolarsi, combinare, rigirare, amalgamare, mescolare, rimestare, contaminareItalian
  • misceoLatin
  • tautūtakitakiMāori
  • vermengenDutch
  • blande segNorwegian
  • misturarPortuguese
  • amestecaRomanian
  • обща́ться, смеша́ть, враща́ться, смеша́ться, сме́шиваться, сме́шиватьRussian
  • కలిసిపోతాయిTelugu
  • 交融Chinese

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