(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To blend]
Syn. blend, fuse, merge, coalesce, mingle, unite, combine, meld, cross, hybridize, interbreed, immix, admix, commix, intermix, amalgamate, incorporate, alloy, compound, agitate, commingle, intermingle, homogenize, weave, throw together, interweave, adulterate, infiltrate, intertwine, knead, stir, beat, fold in, whip, whisk, process, brew, suffuse, instill, transfuse, synthesize, infuse, saturate, tincture, shuffle, marry; see also join 1 .
2. [To confuse]
Syn. mix up, jumble, tangle; see confuse .
3. [To associate]
Syn. fraternize, get along, consort with; see associate 1 .
Syn.- mix implies a combining of things so that the resulting substance is uniform in composition, whether or not the separate elements can be distinguished [ to mix paints ] ; mingle usually implies that the separate elements can be distinguished [mingled feelings of joy and sorrow ] ; blend implies a mixing of different varieties to produce a deSired quality [ a blended tea, whiskey, etc. ] or the mingling of different elements to form an inseparable or harmonious whole [ a novel blending fact and fiction ] ; merge stresses the loss of distinction of elements by combination or may suggest the total absorption of one thing in another [ the companies merged to form a large corporation ] ; coalesce implies a union or growing together of things into a single body or mass [ the factions coalesced into a party of opposition ] ; fuse means to unite by melting together and stresses the indissoluble nature of the union
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
mixture, blend, combination, combo, compound, amalgamation, composite, variety, potpourri, goulash, melange, medley.
1. blend combine, mingle, compound, amalgamate, jumble, suffuse, conglomerate, unite, join, merge.
2. socialize fraternize, hobnob, *work the room, mingle.
ANT.: 1. separate, divide. 2. be aloof, snub, *be a wallflower
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous: admix, amalgamate, blend, commingle, commix, fuse, intermingle, intermix, merge, mingle, stir1. See ASSEMBLE. 2. To take part in social activities: mingle, socialize. See GROUP. II noun Something produced by mixing: admixture, amalgam, amalgamation, blend, commixture, fusion, merger, mixture. See ASSEMBLE.

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