Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To combine or blend into one mass or mixture.
  • intransitive verb To create or form by combining ingredients.
  • intransitive verb To add (an ingredient or element) to another.
  • intransitive verb To combine or join.
  • intransitive verb To bring into social contact.
  • intransitive verb To produce (an organism) by crossbreeding.
  • intransitive verb To combine (two or more audio tracks or channels) to produce a composite audio recording.
  • intransitive verb To produce (a soundtrack or recording) in this manner.
  • intransitive verb To become combined or blended together.
  • intransitive verb To be capable of being blended together.
  • intransitive verb To associate socially or get along with others.
  • intransitive verb To mate so as to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.
  • intransitive verb To become involved.
  • noun A combination of diverse elements.
  • noun A mixture of ingredients packaged and sold commercially.
  • noun A recording that is produced by combining and adjusting two or more audio tracks or channels.
  • noun An animal resulting from interbreeding, especially a dog or cat of mixed breed.
  • idiom (mix it up) To fight.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Dung; muck.
  • noun A vile wretch.
  • To unite or blend promiscuously into one mass, body, or assemblage, as two or more substances, parts, or quantities; mingle intimately or indiscriminately: as, to mix different kinds of wine; to mix flour and water; herds inseparably mixed.
  • To cause to unite or blend, as one object or quantity with another or others; bring into close combination or association with another or others.
  • To form by mingling; produce by blending different ingredients: as, to mix bread.
  • To involve; implicate.
  • Synonyms Blend, etc. (see mingle), combine, compound, incorporate. See mixture.
  • To become united or blended promiscuously; come together in intimate combination or close union: as, oil and water will not mix.
  • To be joined or associated; become a part (of); become an ingredient or element (in): as, to mix with the multitude, or to mix in society.
  • To clean out.
  • noun A mixture; a jumble; a blunder; a mess.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously together.
  • intransitive verb To associate; to mingle.
  • transitive verb 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
  • transitive verb To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
  • transitive verb To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
  • transitive verb To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or implied time frame.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To stir two or more substances together.
  • verb To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.
  • verb Use a mixer (machine) on.
  • verb music To combine several tracks.
  • verb music To produce a finished version of a recording.
  • noun The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
  • noun The result of combining items normally kept separate.
  • noun music The result of mixing several tracks.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from Middle English mixt, mixed, mixed, from Anglo-Norman mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English mixen, from Old English mixian, miscian ("to blend, mix, combine"), from Proto-Germanic *miskijanan (“to mix”), from Proto-Indo-European *meiǵ-, *meiḱ- (“to mix”). Cognate with Old High German miskian, miskan (German mischen, "to mix"), Welsh mysgu ("to mix"), Latin misceō ("mix", v), Ancient Greek μίγνυμι (mignumi, "to mix"), Old Church Slavonic  (mieshati, "to mix"), Lithuanian mišti and maišyti ("to mix"), Albanian mushk ("a mule, lit. a mixed animal"), Sanskrit  (miçro, "mixed"), Old English māsc ("mixture, mash"). More at mash.

Examples

  • * @param $mix mix: This variable can hold an array or a string

    Muti

  • Saying he's anywhere near the title mix is a bit of marketing trickery, a diversion meant to obscure that he's been beaten twice by the champions of each of his two weight classes and that he is 3-3 in his last six fights.

    SI.com

  • It was dismal start to the campaign for a side hoping to be in the title mix, but there was nothing on show at the Stadio Flaminio to suggest they can win the Six Nations.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • It was a dismal start to the campaign for a side hoping to be in the title mix, but there was nothing on show at the Stadio Flaminio to suggest they can win the Six Nations.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Asked whether they were back in the title mix, Wenger replied:

    icScotland

  • Michael Schumacher has played down talk that Mercedes GP will be in a position to fight for victory in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, although the seven-time champion insists that the Brackley-based team will be in the title mix come the end of the year.

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • Could WWE really be thinking about putting Shelton Benjamin and Jack Swagger into the title mix after months of keeping them from being taken seriously as contenders?

    PWInsider Latest Articles

  • And if the Brazilian had still been in the title mix he would not have made it.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Asked whether they were back in the title mix, Wenger replied:

    icLiverpool

  • "The No. 29 car was amazing," said Saavedra, who jumped into the title mix (32 points behind Vernay).

    Who's hot heading to Iowa Speedway?

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  • A thousand and nine.

    February 21, 2008

  • There's a rollicking arguscussion happening on a bit of language software about the sentence:
    'He mixes the onion.'
    To me the wording is poor, precisely because it lacks as GNU puts it 'interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each other'.

    January 24, 2016