mix up with

Definition of mix up with

1 :to mistakenly put (something) with (something else)
  • Did my homework get mixed up with your papers?
2 :to cause (someone) to become involved with (a particular group of people and especially with people who cause trouble)
  • She was mixed up with the wrong crowd.
  • teenage boys getting mixed up with gangs

Word by Word Definitions

mix play
  1. : to combine or blend into one mass

  2. : to combine with another

  3. : to bring into close association

  1. : an act or process of mixing

  2. : a product of mixing: such as

  3. : a commercially prepared mixture of food ingredients

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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