ad·​mix ad-ˈmiks How to pronounce admix (audio)
admixed; admixing; admixes

transitive verb

: to mix in

Examples of admix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is evident in the modern Chuvash, who have had a thousand years to admix with surrounding Slavic populations (and have). Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 9 Aug. 2012 Clinical Apothecaries uses compounding -- the combining, admixing, mixing, diluting, reconstituting, or otherwise altering of a drug or bulk drug substance -- to help treat patients in nonconventional medical practices. Justin Madden,, 18 Jan. 2018

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Word History


probably back-formation from admixt "mingled with," (taken as the past participle admixed), going back to Middle English, borrowed from Latin admixtus, past participle of admiscēre "to add as an ingredient" — more at admixture

First Known Use

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of admix was circa 1522

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“Admix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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