Definition of mixed
1 : combining characteristics of more than one kind; specifically : combining features of two or more systems of government a mixed constitution
2 : made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: such asa : made up of or involving persons differing in race, national origin, religion, or classb : made up of or involving individuals of both sexes mixed company
3 : including or accompanied by inconsistent, incompatible, or contrary elements mixed emotions received mixed reviews a mixed blessing
4 : deriving from two or more races or breeds a stallion of mixed blood
Examples of mixed in a Sentence
a can of mixed nuts
We ate salads of mixed greens.
They live in a mixed neighborhood.
She's of mixed African and European ancestry.
people of mixed racial origin
His decision got a mixed reaction from the family.
The experiment got mixed results.
Recent Examples of mixed from the Web
The Figueroa Centre, a mixed-use development, will include over 94,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 22,000 square feet of event space, 220 hotel rooms, 200 condominium units, and 617 parking spaces.
The 8-and-under mixed relay (Liam Mead, Alyssa Skelly, Antonio Abalama and Mackenzie Martin) won, along with the girls free relay team Jordan Hiers (9-10), Michala Roundtree (11-12), Olivia Clark (13-14) and Georgia Reitzel (15-18).
The obvious answer is yes; many see the reduction of market inequality as one of the main tasks of the state in a mixed economy.
Authorities said Biancofiori frequently beat one victim while dressed as a boxer, wearing mixed martial arts-style gloves with hard plastic knuckles, according to the charges.
He is highly trained in combat techniques and back in 2013 was a mixed martial arts competitor.
The report said employees had mixed opinions about how the agencies should be structured but were concerned that making USAID a division of the State Department would lead to foreign aid being overly politicized.
But the evidence on Medicaid and health outcomes is decidedly mixed.
Reaction from local residents, who voted heavily for Mr. Erdogan’s party — the Justice and Development Party, or A.K.P. — in the most recent elections, was more mixed.
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Origin and Etymology of mixed
Middle English mixte
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
MIXED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mixed for English Language Learners
: made of different kinds of things mixed together or combined
: including or involving people of different races or religions
: including or involving people of both sexes
MIXED Defined for Kids
Definition of mixed for Students
1 : made up of two or more kinds mixed candy
2 : made up of both females and males They sing in a mixed choir.
3 : made up of parts that are very different from one another He has mixed feelings about moving away.
Medical Definition of mixed
1: combining features or exhibiting symptoms of more than one condition or disease a mixed tumor
2: producing more than one kind of secretion mixed salivary glands
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