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mix

 (mĭks)
v. mixed, mix·ing, mix·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To combine or blend into one mass or mixture: Mix the dry ingredients first.
b. To create or form by combining ingredients: mix a drink; mix cement.
c. To add (an ingredient or element) to another: mix an egg into batter.
2. To combine or join: mix joy with sorrow.
3. To bring into social contact: mix boys and girls in the classroom.
4. To produce (an organism) by crossbreeding.
5.
a. To combine (two or more audio tracks or channels) to produce a composite audio recording.
b. To produce (a soundtrack or recording) in this manner.
v.intr.
1.
a. To become combined or blended together: Stir until the eggs mix with the flour.
b. To be capable of being blended together: Oil does not mix with water.
2. To associate socially or get along with others: He does not mix well at parties.
3. To mate so as to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.
4. To become involved: In the case of a family argument, a friend should not mix in.
n.
1.
a. A combination of diverse elements: The downtown has a good mix of stores and restaurants.
b. A mixture of ingredients packaged and sold commercially: a cake mix.
c. A recording that is produced by combining and adjusting two or more audio tracks or channels.
2. An animal resulting from interbreeding, especially a dog or cat of mixed breed.
Phrasal Verbs:
mix down
To combine all of the audio components of a recording into a final soundtrack or mix.
mix up
1. To confuse; confound: His explanation just mixed me up more. I always mix up the twins.
2. To involve or implicate: He got himself mixed up with the wrong people.
Idiom:
mix it up Slang
To fight.

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

mix′a·ble adj.
Synonyms: mix, blend, mingle, merge, amalgamate, coalesce, fuse2
These verbs mean to put into or come together in one mass so that constituent parts or elements are diffused or commingled. Mix is the least specific: The cook mixed eggs, flour, and sugar. Do work and play never mix? To blend is to mix intimately and harmoniously so that the components lose their original definition: The clerk blended mocha and java coffee beans. Snow-covered mountains blended into the clouds. Mingle implies combination without loss of individual characteristics: "Respect was mingled with surprise" (Sir Walter Scott)."His companions mingled freely and joyously with the natives" (Washington Irving).
Merge and amalgamate imply resultant homogeneity: Tradition and innovation are merged in this new composition. Twilight merged into night. "The four sentences of the original are amalgamated into two" (William Minto).
Coalesce implies a slow merging: Indigenous peoples and conquerors coalesced into the present-day population. Fuse emphasizes an enduring union, as that formed by heating metals: "He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity, that blends, and (as it were) fuses, each into each" (Samuel Taylor Coleridge).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mix up - assemble without order or sensemix up - assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"
confuse, confound - mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
addle, muddle, puddle - mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"
assemble, put together, tack together, set up, piece, tack - create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
2.mix up - cause to be perplexed or confoundedmix up - cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her"
bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, baffle, mystify, nonplus, perplex, puzzle, stupefy, amaze, gravel, vex, pose, stick, beat, get - be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

mix

verb
1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous:
2. To take part in social activities:
phrasal verb
mix up
1. To cause to be unclear in mind or intent:
Informal: throw.
Idiom: make one's head reel.
2. To take (one thing) mistakenly for another:
4. To draw in so that extrication is difficult:
noun
Something produced by mixing:
Translations
يَخْلِطُ بَيْنَيَخْلُط ما بيْن إثْنَيْنيُرْبِك، يُشَوِّشيَمْزِج، يَخْلُط
namíchatplést sipoplést sizmást
blande sammenforveksleforvirreopblande
sekoittaa toisiinsa
zamijeniti
blanda samanrugla samanrugla, setja úr jafnvægi
混同する
혼합하다
förväxla
ทำให้สับสน
nhầm lẫn

w>mix up

vt sep
(= combine)vermischen; ingredientsverrühren; (= prepare) medicinemischen
(= get in a muddle)durcheinanderbringen; (= confuse with sb/sth else)verwechseln
(= involve) to mix somebody up in somethingjdn in etw (acc)hineinziehen; in crime etc alsojdn in etw (acc)verwickeln; to be mixed up in somethingin etw (acc)verwickelt sein; he’s got himself mixed up with the policeer hat Scherereien mit der Polizei bekommen; he’s got himself mixed up with that ganger hat sich mit dieser Bande eingelassen
to mix it up (US inf) → sich prügeln (with mit); (non-physically) → sich anlegen (with mit)

mix

(miks) verb
1. to put or blend together to form one mass. She mixed the butter and sugar together; He mixed the blue paint with the yellow paint to make green paint.
2. to prepare or make by doing this. She mixed the cement in a bucket.
3. to go together or blend successfully to form one mass. Oil and water don't mix.
4. to go together socially. People of different races were mixing together happily.
noun
1. the result of mixing things or people together. London has an interesting racial mix.
2. a collection of ingredients used to make something. (a) cake-mix.
mixed adjective
1. consisting of different kinds. I have mixed feelings about leaving home; mixed races; a mixed population.
2. done, used etc by people of different sexes. mixed tennis.
ˈmixer noun
a person or thing that mixes; a thing which is used for mixing. an electric food-mixer.
mixture (ˈmikstʃə) noun
1. the result of mixing things or people together. a mixture of eggs, flour and milk.
2. a number of things mixed together and used for a given purpose. The doctor gave the baby some cough mixture.
3. the act of mixing.
ˈmix-up noun
a confused situation etc. a mix-up over the concert tickets.
be mixed up (in, *with)
to be involved. He was mixed up in that burglary / with some drug-takers.
mix up
1. to blend together. I need to mix up another tin of paint.
2. to confuse or muddle. I'm always mixing the twins up.
3. to confuse or upset. You've mixed me up completely with all this information.

mix up

يَخْلِطُ بَيْنَ poplést si forveksle vermischen συγχέω confundir, confundirse sekoittaa toisiinsa confondre zamijeniti scambiare 混同する 혼합하다 verwarren forveksle pomieszać confundir, misturar перепутать förväxla ทำให้สับสน karıştırmak nhầm lẫn 混淆
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