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Webster 1913 Edition


Mix

Mix

(mĭks)
,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Mixed
(mĭkst)
(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.
μίσγειν
,
μιγνύναι
, Skr.
miçra
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.
Shakespeare
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
?
Shakespeare
I have chosen an argument
mixed
of religious and civil considerations.
Bacon.

Mix

,
Verb.
I.
1.
To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously together.
He had
mixed

Again in fancied safety with his kind.
Byron.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mix

MIX

,
Verb.
T.
pret. and pp. mixed or mixt. [L. misceo, mixtum; Heb. to mix.]
1.
To unite or blend promiscuously two or more ingredients into a mass or compound; applied both to solids and liquids; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
2.
To join; to associate; to unite with in company.
Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people. Hos.7.
3.
To join; to mingle.
You mix your sadness with some fear.
4.
To unite with a crowd or multitude.

MIX

,
Verb.
I.
To become united or blended promiscuously in a mass or compound. Oil and water will not mix without the intervention of a third substance.
1.
To be joined or associated; as, to mix with the multitude, or to mix in society.

Definition 2022


Mix

Mix

See also: mix and MIX

German

Noun

Mix m (genitive Mix, plural Mixe)

  1. mix
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 46/2010, page 95:
      In Produkten wie Batterien, Katalysatoren oder Leiterplatten ist ein großer Mix an Metallen verborgen, Gold, Silber, Kupfer, aber auch weniger prominente Elemente.
      In products like batteries, catalytic converters or printed circuit boards, there is hidden a large mix of metals, gold, silver, copper, but also less prominent elements.

mix

mix

See also: Mix and MIX

English

Alternative forms

Verb

mix (third-person singular simple present mixes, present participle mixing, simple past and past participle mixed or mixt)

  1. To stir two or more substances together.
    Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
  2. 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.
    • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
      fair persuasions mixed with sugared words
    • 1935, George Goodchild, chapter 1, in Death on the Centre Court:
      She mixed furniture with the same fatal profligacy as she mixed drinks, and this outrageous contact between things which were intended by Nature to be kept poles apart gave her an inexpressible thrill.
  3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
    • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
      Hast thou no poison mixed?
    • Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
      I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and civil considerations.
    • 1935, George Goodchild, chapter 1, in Death on the Centre Court:
      She mixed furniture with the same fatal profligacy as she mixed drinks, and this outrageous contact between things which were intended by Nature to be kept poles apart gave her an inexpressible thrill.
  4. To use a mixer (machine) on.
    Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.
  5. (music) To combine several tracks.
    I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
  6. (music) To produce a finished version of a recording.
    I'm almost done mixing this song.
  7. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
    • Bible, Hoseah vii. 8
      Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
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Derived terms
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Etymology 2

A merger of a nominal use of the verb and a borrowing from Anglo-Norman mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of misceō (mix). Nowadays regarded automatically as the nominal form of the verb.

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.
Derived terms
Translations

References

  1. Skeat, An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, "Mix."

Catalan

Etymology

Probably from Andalusian Arabic مش (mašš).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiʃ/

Noun

mix m (plural mixos, feminine mixa)

  1. (usually repeated) A sound used to call a domestic cat.
  2. (colloquial) The domestic cat.

Synonyms

  • (domestic cat): gat, moix

Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmíːʃ]

Noun

mīx (inanimate)

  1. second-person singular possessive singular of īxtli; (it is) your eye.
  2. second-person singular possessive plural of īxtli; (they are) your eyes.

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

Borrowing from English mix.

Noun

mix m (plural mixen, diminutive mixje n)

  1. mix, mixture
  2. hybrid

Synonyms


French

Etymology

Borrowing from English mix.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /miks/

Noun

mix m (plural mix or mixes)

  1. (music) mix

Related terms


German

Verb

mix

  1. Imperative singular of mixen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of mixen.

Lojban

Rafsi

mix

  1. rafsi of mixre.