Definition of mix
- mix business with pleasure
- mix a drink at the bar
- mixes things up in his eagerness to speak out
- —Irving Howe
- decided not to mix in politics
To make frosting for the cake, mix powdered sugar with a little milk and vanilla.
You can make purple by mixing the colors red and blue.
Mix some water with the flour to make a paste.
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
a new brand of soup mixes
We bought two boxes of muffin mix.
a snack mix containing pretzels, nuts, and raisins
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: to combine (two or more things) to make one thing that is the same throughout : to combine (two or more substances) to make a different substance
: to add (something) to something else
: to be combined and become one thing that is the same throughout
: a dry mixture of ingredients that is sold in one package and used for making something (such as a type of food)
: a combination of different kinds of things
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