To commingle is to blend together, the way different flavors commingle in a stew or people from all over the world commingle in a big city.

The verb commingle is a slightly literary way to say "mix until blended.” The book Charlotte’s Web commingles sadness and humor. If you combine the money you were saving to buy books with your weekly spending money, you commingle your funds. Commingle is formed with the Latin prefix com-, "together," and mingle from the Middle English myngen, "to mix."

Definitions of commingle
  1. verb
    mix or blend
    “His book commingles sarcasm and sadness”
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    blend, immingle, intermingle, intermix
    combine into one
  2. verb
    mix together different elements
    synonyms: blend, coalesce, combine, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix
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    mix in specific proportions
    cause to become one with
    meld, melt
    lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
    blend in, mix in
    cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
    grow together (of plants and organs)
    unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
    mix or blend
    make an alloy of
    syncretise, syncretize
    become fused
    cut in
    mix in with cutting motions
    type of:
    change integrity
    change in physical make-up
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