v. min·gled, min·gling, min·gles
To mix or bring together in combination: a breeze that mingles the sea air with the scent of pines; love that is mingled with grief. See Synonyms at mix.
1. To be or become mixed or united: The children's voices mingled in the hall.
2. To associate or take part with others: The faculty mingled with the trustees.
[Middle English menglen, frequentative of mengen, to mix, from Old English mengan; see mag- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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