verb (used with object), mixed or mixt, mixing.
to combine (substances, elements, things, etc.) into one mass, collection, or assemblage, generally with a thorough blending of the constituents.
to put together indiscriminately or confusedly (often followed by up).
to combine, unite, or join:
to mix business and pleasure.
to add as an element or ingredient:
Mix some salt into the flour.
to form or make by combining ingredients:
to mix a cake; to mix mortar.
to combine (two or more separate recordings or microphone signals) to make a single recording or composite signal.
verb (used without object), mixed or mixt, mixing.
to become mixed:
a paint that mixes easily with water.
to associate or mingle, as in company:
to mix with the other guests at a party.
to be crossbred, or of mixed breeding.
Boxing. to exchange blows vigorously and aggressively:
The crowd jeered as the fighters clinched, refusing to mix.
an act or instance of mixing.
the result of mixing; :
cement mix; an odd mix of gaiety and sadness.
a commercially prepared blend of ingredients to which usually only a liquid must be added to make up the total of ingredients necessary or obtain the desired consistency:
a cake mix; muffin mix.
Music. music or songs selected and recorded as a mixtape:
the ultimate one-hour workout mix; a mix of Christmas songs; a DJ mix.
the proportion of ingredients in a ; formula:
a mix of two to one.
Informal. a mess or muddle; mix-up.
Music. an electronic blending of tracks or sounds made to produce a recording.
mix down, to mix the tracks of an existing recording to make a new recording with fewer tracks:
the four-track tape was mixed down to stereo.
mix it up, Slang.
Also, mix it.
(transitive) to combine or blend (ingredients, liquids, objects, etc) together into one mass
(intransitive) to become or have the capacity to become combined, joined, etc: some chemicals do not mix
(transitive) to form (something) by combining two or more constituents: to mix cement
(transitive; often foll by in or into) to add as an additional part or element (to a mass or compound): to mix flour into a batter
(transitive) to do at the same time; combine: to mix study and pleasure
(transitive) to consume (drinks or foods) in close succession
to come or cause to come into association socially: Pauline has never mixed well
(intransitive) often foll by with. to go together; complement
(transitive) to crossbreed (differing strains of plants or breeds of livestock), esp more or less at random
(transitive) (electronics) to combine (two or more signals)
(transitive) to merge (two lengths of film) so that the effect is imperceptible
(informal) mix it
the act or an instance of mixing
the result of mixing; mixture
a mixture of ingredients, esp one commercially prepared for making a cake, bread, etc
(music) the sound obtained by mixing
(building trades, civil engineering) the proportions of cement, sand, and aggregate in mortar, plaster, or concrete
(informal) a state of confusion, bewilderment
1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) “composed of more than one element, of mixed nature,” from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere “to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion,” from PIE *meik- “to mix” (cf. Sanskrit misrah “mixed,” Greek misgein, mignynai “to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with,” Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti “to mix,” Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau “to mix, mingle,” Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.
1580s, “act of mixing,” from mix (v.).
(often the mix) A mixture; combination of components; medley: most important element in an auto maker’s marketing mix/ I enjoy what callers bring into the mix (1959+)
To fight; mix it: Them last two babies mixed many times a month (1921+)
[mod-ist] /ˈmɒd ɪst/ adjective 1. having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one’s merits, importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions. 2. free from ostentation or showy extravagance: a modest house. 3. having or showing regard for the decencies of behavior, speech, dress, etc.; decent: a modest neckline on a […]
[oh-ver-heet] /ˌoʊ vərˈhit/ verb (used with object) 1. to heat to excess. 2. to excite or agitate; make vehement: a crowd overheated by rabble-rousers. verb (used without object) 3. to become overheated: a stove that overheats alarmingly; a temper that overheats with little provocation. noun 4. the state or condition of being overheated; excessive heat, […]
[oh-ver-heer] /ˌoʊ vərˈhɪər/ verb (used with object), overheard, overhearing. 1. to (speech or a speaker) without the speaker’s intention or knowledge: I accidentally overheard what they were saying. /ˌəʊvəˈhɪə/ verb -hears, -hearing, -heard 1. (transitive) to hear (a person, remark, etc) without the knowledge of the speaker v. “to hear what one is not meant […]
[oh-ver-muhch] /ˈoʊ vərˈmʌtʃ/ adjective, noun, adverb 1. too : He didn’t show overmuch concern. We tried not to regret it overmuch. [men-ee] /ˈmɛn i/ adjective, more, most. 1. constituting or forming a large number; numerous: many people. 2. noting each one of a large number (usually followed by a or an): For many a day […]