When a bunch of voices all mix together to become a general hum of conversation, this is an example of a situation where the voices mingle.
When you move about a party and talk to different people, this is an example of a situation where you mingle.
A breeze that mingles the sea air with the scent of pines; love that is mingled with grief.
The children's voices mingled in the hall.
The faculty mingled with the trustees.
Across the city yesterday, there was a feeling of bittersweet reunion as streams of humanity converged and mingled at dozens of memorial services. "” New York Times.
Origin of mingle
- Middle English menglen frequentative of mengen to mix from Old English mengan mag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition