Search Result for "mingling":
1. the action of people mingling and coming into contact;
- Example: "all the random mingling and idle talk made him hate literary parties"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mingle \Min"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mingled; p. pr. & vb. n. Mingling.] [From OE. mengen, AS. mengan; akin to D. & G. mengen, Icel. menga, also to E. among, and possibly to mix. Cf. Among, Mongrel.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] There was . . . fire mingled with the hail. --Ex. ix. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry. [1913 Webster] The holy seed have mingled themselves with the people of those lands. --Ezra ix. 2. [1913 Webster] 3. To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate. [1913 Webster] A mingled, imperfect virtue. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] 4. To put together; to join. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of. [1913 Webster] [He] proceeded to mingle another draught. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
mingling n 1: the action of people mingling and coming into contact; "all the random mingling and idle talk made him hate literary parties"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "mingling": admixture, alloyage, amalgamation, blending, coalescence, combination, comminglement, commingling, commixture, composition, eclecticism, fusion, immixture, integration, interfusion, interlarding, interlardment, interminglement, intermingling, intermixture, merger, mixing, mixture, pluralism, syncretism