Definition of intermix in US English:



  • Mix together.

    with object ‘the ore had to be handled so that it was not inadvertently intermixed with other material’
    no object ‘along its southern edge low trees intermix with the shrubs’
    • ‘Our attitudes towards life intermix, along with our attitudes towards relationships.’
    • ‘You've got innocent civilians intermixed in the battle.’
    • ‘At the edge where the 2 tumors collided, nests of invasive carcinoma were intermixed with sheets of lymphoma cells.’
    • ‘The local radio station intermixed carefully conservative country music with community news and the farm and ranch report.’
    • ‘Images disintegrate, intermix or transform into new forms within a multi-layered environment.’
    • ‘He said Bieber had an American accent with the influence of the Southern states intermixed with distinct Yorkshire features.’
    • ‘Cultural backgrounds become intermixed and paths blended when people migrate to towns and cities.’
    • ‘Here the small town atmosphere is intermixed with the comforts of a metropolis.’
    • ‘You can smell the mint, basil, and dill intermixing together and providing the outside with their spicy, sweet scents.’
    • ‘Moreover, what little is known about his life tends to be indelibly intermixed with a rich mythological overlay.’
    • ‘And he hasn't given us any reason to intermix those races.’
    • ‘‘Relationships between different cultures are very intermixed,’ says Goldenchild.’
    • ‘His private life and professional one are hopelessly intermixed in ways that leave him with little control over either world.’
    • ‘That love, now, is felt as a certain heart ache which intermixes freely with hate and anger.’
    • ‘This started the process whereby the fibres began to felt together as the scales on the individual fibres intermixed.’
    • ‘As the day progressed, the groups were intermixed to give everyone an opportunity to meet and mingle.’
    • ‘The personalities and likenesses of Reid's subjects come alive as he intermixes color and shape.’
    • ‘Avoid intermixing different brands or batches of stain.’
    • ‘There was a flood, and it did exhume a graveyard where Confederate and Union soldiers were intermixed.’
    • ‘People live intermixed in non-segregated communities.’
    blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, merge
    blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, merge
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Mid 16th century (originally as the past participle intermixt): from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscere ‘mix together’, from inter- ‘between’ + miscere ‘to mix’.