mix
Pronunciation Verb

mix (mixes, present participle mixing; past and past participle mixed)

  1. (transitive) To stir together.
    Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
  2. (transitive) 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.
    • 1591, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Sixt”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene iii]:
      What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
  3. (ambitransitive) To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to concoct from different parts.
    Yellow and blue paint mix to make green.
    • c. 1591–1595, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Romeo and Ivliet”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene iii]:
      Hast thou no poison mixed?
    • 1623, Francis Bacon, An Advertisement touching an Holy War
      I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and civil considerations.
  4. (transitive) To blend by the use of a mixer machine.
    Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.
  5. (transitive, music) To combine (several tracks).
    I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
  6. (transitive, music) To produce a finished version of (a recording).
    I'm almost done mixing this song.
  7. (ambitransitive) To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
    • Bible, Book of Hoseah vii. 8
      Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: mêler
  • Russian: сме́шивать
Translations Noun

mix (plural mixes)

  1. The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
    Now add the raisins to the mix.
  2. 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.
  3. (music) The result of mixing several tracks.
    The rhythm mix sounds muddy.
  4. (music) The finished version of a recording.
    I've almost finished the mix for this song.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: смесь
  • Spanish: mezcla

Mix
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. An unincorporated community in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. From the surname.



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