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Idioms about 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

synonym study for mix

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.

OTHER WORDS FROM mix

Other definitions for mix (2 of 2)

Mix
[ miks ]
/ mɪks /

noun
Thomas Edwin "Tom", 1880–1940, U.S. film actor in westerns.
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How to use mix in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for mix

mix
/ (mɪks) /

verb
noun
See also mix-up

Derived forms of mix

mixable, adjectivemixability, noun

Word Origin for mix

C15: back formation from mixt mixed, via Old French from Latin mixtus, from miscēre to mix
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