mix

To mix is to combine or blend different things together. If you mix baking soda and vinegar, you can create an erupting volcano for your science project.

Scientists mix chemical substances; bakers mix flour, eggs, milk, and sugar; and songwriters mix different musical elements — in each of these cases, the result is also a mix, a combination of different things into a new whole. The word mix comes from the Middle English adjective mixte, "composed of more than one element," which is rooted in the Latin miscere, "to mix or blend," and also "to throw into confusion."

Definitions of mix
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v mix together different elements

Synonyms:
blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge
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gauge
mix in specific proportions
absorb
cause to become one with
meld, melt
lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
blend in, mix in
cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
accrete
grow together (of plants and organs)
conjugate
unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
admix
mix or blend
alloy
make an alloy of
syncretise, syncretize
become fused
cut in
mix in with cutting motions
Type of:
change integrity
change in physical make-up

v add as an additional element or part

mix water into the drink”
Synonyms:
mix in
Types:
dash
add an enlivening or altering element to
Type of:
add
make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

v to bring or combine together or with something else

Synonyms:
amalgamate, commix, mingle, unify
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aggregate, combine
gather in a mass, sum, or whole
concoct
make a concoction (of) by mixing
combine, compound
combine so as to form a whole; mix
blend, immingle, intermingle, intermix
combine into one
incorporate, integrate
make into a whole or make part of a whole
unitise, unitize
make into a unit
heterodyne
combine (a radio frequency wave) with a locally generated wave of a different frequency so as to produce a new frequency equal to the sum or the difference between the two
sulfurette, sulphurette
combine with sulfur
commingle
mix or blend
carburet
combine with carbon
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

Synonyms:
ruffle, shuffle
Types:
reshuffle
shuffle again
riffle
shuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
cut
divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
Type of:
manipulate
hold something in one's hands and move it

v combine (electronic signals)

mixing sounds”
Type of:
combine, compound
put or add together

v open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups

Synonyms:
desegregate, integrate
Antonyms:
segregate
separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation

n the act of mixing together

“paste made by a mix of flour and water”
“the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio”
Synonyms:
admixture, commixture, intermixture, mixing, mixture
Type of:
combination, combining, compounding
the act of combining things to form a new whole

n an event that combines things in a mixture

Synonyms:
mixture
Types:
concoction
an occurrence of an unusual mixture
blend
an occurrence of thorough mixing
Type of:
combine, combining
an occurrence that results in things being united

n a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients

Synonyms:
premix
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ready-mix
a commercial preparation containing most of the ingredients for a dish
self-raising flour, self-rising flour
a commercially prepared mixture of flour and salt and a leavening agent
brownie mix
a commercial mix for making brownies
cake mix
a commercial mix for making a cake
lemonade mix
a commercial mix for making lemonade
Type of:
concoction, intermixture, mixture
any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients

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