from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To mix or bring together in combination, usually without loss of individual characteristics. See Synonyms at mix.
- transitive v. To mix so that the components become united; merge.
- intransitive v. To be or become mixed or united.
- intransitive v. To join or take part with others: The faculty mingled with the trustees.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. 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.
- v. To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry.
- v. To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.
- v. : To put together; to join. Shakespeare.
- v. To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.
- v. To become mixed or blended.
- n. A mixture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mixture.
- intransitive v. To become mixed or blended.
- intransitive v. To associate (with certain people).
- intransitive v. To move (among other people); -- of people.
- transitive v. 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.
- transitive v. To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry.
- transitive v. To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.
- transitive v. To put together; to join.
- transitive v. To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mix; blend; combine intimately; form a combination of.
- To form by mixing or blending; combine the parts or ingredients of; compound or concoct.
- To bring into relation or association; connect or conjoin.
- To confuse; impair or spoil by mixture with something.
- Synonyms and Mingle, Mix, Blend. Mingle and mix are often quite synonymous; where they differ, mix is likely to be found to indicate a more complete loss of individuality by that which is joined with something else. Blend vividly suggests the joining of two or more colors to form a third, and so a passing of two or more sounds, qualities, or the like into each other in such a way as to produce a result partaking of the qualities of each.
- To be or become joined, combined, or mixed; enter into combination or intimate relation: as, to mingle with society; oil and water will not mingle.
- To be formed by mixingor blending.
- Synonyms see I.
- n. A mixture; a medley; a jumble.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. to bring or combine together or with something else
- v. be all mixed up or jumbled together
- v. get involved or mixed-up with
This time the monthly mingle is about lunches for kids and was started by Meeta of What's for Lunch Honey
The house must have smiled to hear laughter and singing and sounds of love once again mingle with the timeless rhythm of restless wind.
Why must that hateful name mingle with the rejoicings of his merry guests?
But another reason why the event is so popular is because it gives local businesses a chance to mix and mingle, which is always one of the chamber's main objectives.
Peter riffs a different question from this exchange, but before getting to that, I, being a disagreeable type, beg todiffer with his acquaintance'spremise that readers (I dislike the term fans) who attend conferences do not "mingle" with the speakers.
Here is another way to "mingle" with your prospects.
(Never mind that Bush doesn't "mingle" with the likes of beer drinkers).
I had left the bridge of my ship one afternoon to "mingle" with the cruising passengers.
I travelled up to London tonight for a multi-author signing event at Forbidden Planet, also known as the 'mingle' as the authors brushed shoulders with the great unwashed without the benefit of a desk to cower behind.
This time a small knot of people listened to one or two speeches and a bagpiper, and was asked by the MC, well before the first hour of the protest was done, to "mingle," because it was planned to "go on until 2 o'clock."