Origin of mixed
Related formsmix·ed·ly [mik-sid-lee, mikst-lee] /ˈmɪk sɪd li, ˈmɪkst li/, adverbmix·ed·ness, nounwell-mixed, adjective
Definition for mixed (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of mix
SYNONYMS FOR mix
Examples from the Web for mixed
Residents of the neighborhoods where cops are needed the most are mixed on the impact of the apparent slowdown.
Furthermore, mixed race children are the fastest growing population in the country.
Rosetta researchers used ROSINA data to determine how much HDO is mixed in with the normal H2O.
The IFC ended this ban last week and released a plan that the editorial board of the school newspaper has given a mixed review.
A few years ago, one guide told us, he would be on that train and would see many Palestinians mixed in with the Jewish passengers.
The public was, as they say, of mixed materials; for the most part young men from educational institutions.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
Day after day they subsisted upon this dried fish, mixed with sea-water.Lewis and Clark|William R. Lighton
He whirled—just in time to see the last of the mixed trio disappear into the drawing-room, and the door snap shut behind them.The Cab of the Sleeping Horse|John Reed Scott
It is also most mixed with words from the Cree dialect of the Algonkin.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man|Robert Gordon Latham
The blue and green of the curtains and portière each seem to claim their own in the mixed and softened background of the wall.Principles of Home Decoration|Candace Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for mixed (1 of 2)
- having the nature of both a real and a personal action, such as a demand for the return of wrongfully withheld property as well as for damages to compensate for the loss
- having aspects or issues determinable by different persons or bodiesa mixed question of law and fact
- (of a number) consisting of the sum of an integer and a fraction, as 5 1/2
- (of a decimal) consisting of the sum of an integer and a decimal fraction, as 17.43
- (of an algebraic expression) consisting of the sum of a polynomial and a rational fraction, such as 2 x + 4 x ² + 2/3 x
Derived Formsmixedly (ˈmɪksɪdlɪ), adverbmixedness (ˈmɪksɪdnɪs), noun
British Dictionary definitions for mixed (2 of 2)
- (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