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Idioms for mix

    mix it up, Slang.
    1. to engage in a quarrel.
    2. to fight with the fists.
    Also mix it.

Origin of mix

First recorded in 1470–80; back formation from mixt;see mixed
1, 9. Mix, blend, combine, mingle concern the bringing of two or more things into more or less intimate association. Mix is the general word for such association: to mix fruit juices. Blend implies such a harmonious joining of two or more types of colors, feelings, etc., that the new product formed displays some of the qualities of each: to blend fragrances or whiskeys. Combine implies such a close or intimate union that distinction between the parts is lost: to combine forces. Mingle usually suggests retained identity of the parts: to mingle voices.

Definition for mix (2 of 2)

Mix
[ miks ]
/ mɪks /

noun

Thomas Edwin "Tom", 1880–1940, U.S. film actor in westerns.
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British Dictionary definitions for mix

mix
/ (mɪks) /

verb

noun

See also mix-up
mixable, adjectivemixability, noun
C15: back formation from mixt mixed, via Old French from Latin mixtus, from miscēre to mix
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