Middle English mixen from Old English miscian, mixian from Proto-Germanic *miskjanan (“‘to mix’”) from Proto-Indo-European *meik- (“‘to mix’”). Akin to Old High German miskan 'to mix' (Patrono:Deu mischen), Patrono:Gml mischen 'to mix', Patrono:Cym mysgu 'to mix', Latin misceō (“‘I mix’”), Ancient Greek μίσγειν (misgein) 'to mix', Patrono:Cu mieshati 'to mix', Patrono:Lit maiszyti 'to mix', Sanskrit miçro 'mixed', Old English māsc 'mixture, mash'. More at mash.
Third person singular
- To stir two or more substances together.
- Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
- To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.
- Don't mix the meat recipes with the dairy recipes.
- Use a mixer (machine) on.
- Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.
- (music) To combine several tracks.
- I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
- (music) To produce a finished version of a recording.
- I'm almost done mixing this song.
- (stir two or more substances together): blend, combine, intermix, mix together, mix up
- (combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate): mix together, mix up, muddle, muddle up
- The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
- Now add the raisins to the mix.
- The result of combining items normally kept separate.
- My recipe file was now a mix of meat and dairy.
- (music) The result of mixing several tracks.
- The rhythm mix sounds muddy.
- (music) The finished version of a recording.
- I've almost finished the mix for this song.
- Skeat, An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, "Mix."
- Mix in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Mix in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- IPA: /ˈmiʃ/
Mix m. (plural mixos)