Definition of intermix in US English:

intermix

verb

  • 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’
    • ‘Images disintegrate, intermix or transform into new forms within a multi-layered environment.’
    • ‘People live intermixed in non-segregated communities.’
    • ‘Avoid intermixing different brands or batches of stain.’
    • ‘He said Bieber had an American accent with the influence of the Southern states intermixed with distinct Yorkshire features.’
    • ‘You've got innocent civilians intermixed in the battle.’
    • ‘Here the small town atmosphere is intermixed with the comforts of a metropolis.’
    • ‘Cultural backgrounds become intermixed and paths blended when people migrate to towns and cities.’
    • ‘His private life and professional one are hopelessly intermixed in ways that leave him with little control over either world.’
    • ‘There was a flood, and it did exhume a graveyard where Confederate and Union soldiers were intermixed.’
    • ‘‘Relationships between different cultures are very intermixed,’ says Goldenchild.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘And he hasn't given us any reason to intermix those races.’
    • ‘You can smell the mint, basil, and dill intermixing together and providing the outside with their spicy, sweet scents.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Moreover, what little is known about his life tends to be indelibly intermixed with a rich mythological overlay.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Our attitudes towards life intermix, along with our attitudes towards relationships.’
    blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, merge
    blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, merge
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Origin

Mid 16th century (originally as the past participle intermixt): from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscere ‘mix together’, from inter- ‘between’ + miscere ‘to mix’.

Pronunciation

intermix

/ˌin(t)ərˈmiks//ˌɪn(t)ərˈmɪks/