Mix meaning

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To become involved.

In the case of a family argument, a friend should not mix in.

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To mix is defined as to combine, join, blend or put together two or more things.

An example of to mix is using a food processor to blend ingredients together for a curry paste.

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To produce (an organism) by crossbreeding.
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To associate socially or get along with others.

He does not mix well at parties.

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To bring into social contact.

Mix boys and girls in the classroom.

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To combine or join.

Mix joy with sorrow.

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To mate so as to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.
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An animal resulting from interbreeding, especially a dog or cat of mixed breed.
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To put or blend together in a single mass, collection, or compound.
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To make by putting ingredients together.

To mix a cocktail.

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To join; combine.

To mix work and play.

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To cause to join or associate.

To mix the fourth- with the fifth-graders at recess.

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To hybridize.
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To combine or blend electronically (the various sounds of a recording or live performance) on (a tape, record, etc.)
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To be mixed or capable of being mixed; be blended; mingle.
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To associate or get along.

To mix with other people.

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To hybridize.
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A mixing or being mixed.
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A muddle; state of confusion.
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The blend or combination of sounds in a recording or live performance.
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A mixture of dissimilar components, elements, parts, ideas, etc.
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(1) (Multimedia Internet EXchange) An Internet access point that supports quality of service (QoS) for multimedia traffic. See NAP and MPLS.
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To stir two or more substances together.

Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.

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To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.

To mix business with pleasure.

Don't mix the meat recipes with the dairy recipes.

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To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
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To use a mixer (machine) on.

Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.

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(music) To combine several tracks.

I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.

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(music) To produce a finished version of a recording.

I'm almost done mixing this song.

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To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
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The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.

Now add the raisins to the mix.

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The result of combining items normally kept separate.

My recipe file was now a mix of meat and dairy.

The combination of classical music and hip hop is a surprisingly good mix.

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(music) The result of mixing several tracks.

The rhythm mix sounds muddy.

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(music) The finished version of a recording.

I've almost finished the mix for this song.

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(slang) mix it up
  • To fight.
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mix up
  • to mix thoroughly; mingle together
  • to confuse
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mix it up
  • to fight with or as with the fists
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of mix

  • Back-formation from Middle English mixt, mixed mixed from Anglo-Norman mixte from Latin mixtus past participle of miscēre to mix meik- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mixen, from Old English mixian, miscian (“to blend, mix, combine"), from Proto-Germanic *miskijanÄ… (“to mix"), from Proto-Indo-European *meiǵ-, *meiḱ- (“to mix"). Cognate with Old High German miskian, miskan (German mischen, “to mix"), Welsh mysgu (“to mix"), Latin misceō (“mix", verb), Ancient Greek μίγνυμι (mignumi, “to mix"), Old Church Slavonic [script?] (mieshati, “to mix"), Lithuanian miÅ¡ti and maiÅ¡yti (“to mix"), Albanian mushk (“a mule, lit. a mixed animal"), Sanskrit [script?] (miçro, “mixed"), Old English māsc (“mixture, mash"). More at mash.

    From Wiktionary