mingle with

mingle with

1. To converse or chat with someone or a group of people in an easy, friendly manner; to mix or fit in well with someone or a group of people. I've got to talk to Mike for a while about a work issue, so why don't you go and mingle with some of the other people at the party, and I'll join you in a minute. I was worried that Tommy wouldn't like starting play school, but it's great to see him mingling with the other kids right away.
2. To join or mix two or more people in a social situation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "mingle" and "with." I always find it awkward trying to mingle my regular friends with co-workers on a night out. I want to mingle my son with some more kids his age.
3. To mix something with something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "mingle" and "with." I love barbecuing in the summer, as the grill mingles the smell of sizzling hamburgers and sausages with the aromas of the lush, sunsoaked grass and trees.
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mingle (someone) with (someone else)

 and mingle (something) with (something else)
to mix people together; to mix things together. Try to mingle your friends with mine. You had better not mingle your money with that of the corporation.
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mingle with someone

to mix with people. Try to mingle with the guests. I would like to get out and mingle with people more.
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References in classic literature ?
And mingle with the moonlight The dark waves of my hair.
At first impressions of the snow-storm, the sledge-shafts, and the horse with the shaft-bow shaking before his eyes, kept passing through his mind, then he remembered Nikita lying under him, then recollections of the festival, his wife, the police-officer, and the box of candles, began to mingle with these; then again Nikita, this time lying under that box, then the peasants, customers and traders, and the white walls of his house with its iron roof with Nikita lying underneath, presented themselves to his imagination.
Alvin is the new kid in town and he refuses to mingle with certain gangs and crowds," she said.
An original, superbly crafted, imaginative novel, Malcolm And Jack is very strongly recommended as an engaging (albeit fictitious) tale in which several of America's great historical icons meet and mingle with one-another.
Their hero failed to mingle with them at the after-party for the latest installment of the mesmerising epic, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, JK Rowling's fourth book.
Unison Backstreet Boys choreography, flares, flips, handstands, head spins, pop-locking, and refined break dancing mingle with graceful transitions and expand notions of classicism in this hour-long work.
Analyses and commentary mingle with frequent metaphoric, near-poetic, evocations of musical passages.
Senior living organizations, architects, and developers, therefore, are collaborating to address these changes using three methods: allowing residents to mingle with their neighbors, inviting neighbors in, and reaching out to neighbors.
Mingle with people dedicated to the cowboy lifestyle and business people seeking just a Stetson cowboy hat or a pair of jeans, which Cavender's carries in all styles and colors.
Documentary materials relating to communes will mingle with installations by artists like Johanna Billing, Annika Eriksson, Jakob Kolding, Philippe Parreno, and Superflex.
Mingle with the demonstrators, and you became an enemy of the state.