verb (used with object), mixed or (Archaic) mixt, mix·ing.
- to combine, blend, edit, etc. (the various components of a soundtrack): to mix dialogue and sound effects.
- to complete the mixing process on (a film, soundtrack, etc.): an important movie that took months to mix.
verb (used without object), mixed or (Archaic) mixt, mix·ing.
- to confuse completely, especially to mistake one person or thing for another: The teacher was always mixing up the twins.
- to involve or entangle.
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- to engage in a quarrel.
- to fight with the fists.
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The data is gathered through a mix of weather, gaming and other apps, then bundled and resold by companies to marketers and federal agencies.ICE investigators used a private utility database covering millions to pursue immigration crimes|Drew Harwell|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Let’s see how the three are doing, yank learnings for the mix and then check our gut about what their results might mean for BNPL startups the world ’round.As BNPL startups raise, a look at Klarna, Affirm and Afterpay earnings|Alex Wilhelm|February 26, 2021|TechCrunch
The decisions could become even more torturous when a third vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson — which is expected to gain regulatory approval this weekend — joins the mix, though with only a trickle of supply at first.Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away|Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
When the pandemic happened, I was almost going to close because I didn’t want to be in the mix of it.
The hands-down winner of this chicken derby was the spicy model, which adds a peppery sauce to the mix and proves that it’s still worthy of the 2019 hype.Where does the new McDonald’s chicken sandwich rank? Turns out, the Arches fall flat.|Emily Heil|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
So, why no Jewess in the mix of more recent and diverse Miss Americas?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You mix up English working-class gruffness with African-American soul from the Deep South.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"He brought Ray Charles to the mix as an influence on rock & roll," E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt once raved.
Add to the mix the fact that Brown is a religious ex-cop and you have a recipe for even more deep-seated distrust.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The left had long tried to resist it through a diverse mix of organizations, devoted to different goals, and all to no avail.
Well, mix the Negro children daily with the whites, and they are sure to become enamored of their ways.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
He was beset by his sensitive dislike to mix in other people's affairs, but almost angrily he overcame it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
An' I'm here t' declare that it's plumb foolish t' mix things with that layout till we can see t' shoot tolerable straight.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Ask any father why he would prefer that his son should mix with good companions rather than with bad companions.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
My mother wouldn't mix with 'common folks'—I mean she wouldn't be let by Helena—but now she shall.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for mix
- (in sound recording) to balance and adjust (the recorded tracks) on a multitrack tape machine
- (in live performance) to balance and adjust (the output levels from microphones and pick-ups)
- to cause mischief or trouble, often for a person namedshe tried to mix it for John
- to fight