Mix Mix (m[i^]ks), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mixed} (m[i^]kst) (less properly {Mixt}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Mixing}.] [AS. miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr. mi`sgein, migny`nai, Skr. mi[,c]ra mixed. The English word has been influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf. {Mixture}), and even the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. miscere. Cf. {Admix}, {Mash} to bruise, {Meddle}.] 1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each other, or of one substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines. [1913 Webster]

Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate. [1913 Webster]

Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people. --Hos. vii. 8. [1913 Webster]

3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts. [1913 Webster]

Hast thou no poison mixed? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and civil considerations. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

4. To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or implied time frame; as, to mix studying and partying while at college. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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