verb (used with object), mixed or 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 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.
- mitumba mountains,
- mix and match,
- mix it up,
- mix tape,
- mix up,
- to engage in a quarrel.
- to fight with the fists.
Origin of mix
Examples from the Web for mix
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
Like the holiday of Christmas, it is a mix of German and American ingredients emulating the Kolsch beers of Köln.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree|Rich Goldstein|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Add the butter and mix it on low speed until the mixture is crumbly.The Barefoot Contessa Knows How To Make Us Crumble|Ina Garten|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I shall make you get out and mix with the crowd," said Mr. Sylvester.The Sword of Damocles|Anna Katharine Green
The magistrate told them to pay their fees, and go home, and mix a little wisdom with their merriment in future.Mornings at Bow Street|John Wight
Mix together two cupfuls of dry oatmeal, two cupfuls of flour and a half teaspoonful of salt and add to the other ingredients.Standard Paper-Bag Cookery|Emma Paddock Telford
Bring back some leaf mould from the woods, and mix the garden soil for the rockery.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
Mix with it barely as much cold water as will make it into a stiff dough.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
- (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
Word Origin for mix
1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) "composed of more than one element, of mixed nature," from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere "to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion," from PIE *meik- "to mix" (cf. Sanskrit misrah "mixed," Greek misgein, mignynai "to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with," Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti "to mix," Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau "to mix, mingle," Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.
1580s, "act of mixing," from mix (v.).