Definitions for: Mix


[n] the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
[n] an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures"
[n] a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
[v] as of electronic signals; "mixing sounds"
[v] add as an additional element or part; "mix water into the drink"
[v] mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
[v] mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; "shuffle the cards"
[v] to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
[v] open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups; "This school is completely desegregated"



Webster (1913) Definition: Mix, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mixed(less properly Mixt); p.
pr. & vb. n. Mixing.] [AS. miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G.
mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere,
mixtum, Gr. ?, ?, Skr. mi[,c]ra mixed. The English word has
been influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf. Mixture), and
even the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. miscere.
Cf. Admix, Mash to bruise, Meddle.]
1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of,
as of two or more substances with each other, or of one
substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or
compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend;
as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.

Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. --Shak.

2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.

Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
--Hos. vii. 8.

3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together
of ingredients; to compound of different parts.

Hast thou no poison mixed? --Shak.

I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and
civil considerations. --Bacon.


Mix, v. i.
1. To become united into a compound; to be blended
promiscuously together.

2. To associate; to mingle.

He had mixed Again in fancied safety with his kind.
--Byron.

Synonyms: admixture, amalgamate, blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, commix, commixture, conflate, desegregate, flux, fuse, immix, integrate, intermixture, meld, merge, mingle, mix in, mixing, mixture, mixture, premix, ruffle, shuffle, unify

Antonyms: segregate

See Also: absorb, accrete, add, admix, aggregate, alloy, alter, blend, blend, blend in, change, change integrity, combination, combine, combine, combining, combining, compound, compound, compounding, concoct, concoction, concoction, conjugate, cut, dash, immingle, intermingle, intermix, intermixture, manipulate, melt, mix up, mixture, ready-mix, reshuffle, riffle, self-raising flour, self-rising flour, stump, syncretise, syncretize

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