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commingle

Syllabification: com·min·gle
Pronunciation: /kəˈmiNGɡəl, kä-
 
/

Definition of commingle in English:

verb

Mix; blend: [no object]: the dust had commingled with the rain [with object]: publicly reproved for commingling funds
More example sentences
  • Cultures by necessity blend and commingle and enrich and flavor one another.
  • But this type of thing happens throughout the book, which is a mix of clever and wise insights commingled with historical and factual error and over-generalization.
  • He joined Michelle on the bridge, relief commingling with a confused pride at his own bravery.

Origin

early 17th century: from com- 'together' + mingle.

Words that rhyme with commingle

cringle, dingle, Fingal, intermingle, jingle, mingle, shingle, single, swingle, tingle

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