re·mix | \(ˈ)rē-ˈmiks \
remixed; remixing; remixes

Definition of remix 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to mix again


re·mix | \ˈrē-ˌmiks \

Definition of remix (Entry 2 of 2)

: a variant of an original recording (as of a song) made by rearranging or adding to the original

Examples of remix in a Sentence


dance remixes of rock songs

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

From languid and dreamy to bright and bubbly, here are our favorite Troye Sivan remixes to date. Kat Bein, Billboard, "The 10 Best Troye Sivan Remixes," 4 June 2018 But the 2017 Beauty and the Beast remixes this character. Nico Lang, Harper's BAZAAR, "Disney's Long, Complicated History with Queer Characters," 21 Mar. 2017 The evening will include sports poetry and remixed athlete interviews. Carolina A. Miranda,, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Take a minimal console table and remix it to your liking with panels in blush tones etched in a chevron pattern, then continue on and swap out its knobs and pegs. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "5 Companies That Will Make Your Ikea Furniture Seem Custom-Made," 13 June 2018 Sun Buddies remixes timeless styles with new-wave flair. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Sun Buddies Is the Brand Behind Your Next Pair of Sunglasses," 19 June 2018 The most obvious changes come from presentation elements that streamline and remix familiar Smash content. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Smash Bros. Ultimate hands-on: We put new fighters, new features to the test," 14 June 2018 Laugier’s script introduces a number of familiar elements in a new way, remixing genre tropes with his own style. Kimber Myers,, "Hardcore horror 'Incident in a Ghostland' tainted by hate," 21 June 2018 That the meme is being remixed and laughed at by LGBTQ people creates a context of reclamation that would be missing if LGBTQ people weren’t the ones having fun with it. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "How the “homophobic Millie Bobby Brown” meme made the actress quit Twitter.," 14 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The track originally appeared on Mars's 24K Magic, but this remix marks an unexpected first collaboration between him and Cardi. Matt Miller, Esquire, "Bruno Mars Just Introduced Your Mom to Cardi B," 4 Jan. 2018 The album boasts remixes from Eelke Kleijn, Moby, Pegboard Nerds and Skrillex, among others. Gordon Murray, Billboard, "Billboard Dance Chart Upstarts: Digital Farm Animals, Shaun Frank & Dragonette, Kungs & Stargate, Pendulum," 12 July 2018 The drill court of the Armory is huge, like a giant airplane hangar with a walkway circling the second tier where a DJ spun scratchy remixes of good songs over bad speakers. Beth Spotswood, San Francisco Chronicle, "Overly branded brunch leaves some diners cold," 27 Mar. 2018 Mason Ramsey, the adorable 11-year-old whose version of a Hank Williams classic has been watched more than 50 million times on YouTube and spawned multiple remixes, will put out his first album on July 20. Kristin Hall, The Seattle Times, "Walmart yodel kid of viral video fame announces debut album," 9 July 2018 For those who create music remixes or video compilations, the new rules would limit use of much of that content, too. Daniel Wilson, sacbee, "Here's why internet users may have to soon limit use of memes and videos," 21 June 2018 The show follows a series of singles, remixes and EPs dating back to the group's establishment in 2013, each more curious than the next. Randall Roberts,, "Unraveling the mystery behind L.A.'s striking music duo Collapsing Scenery," 25 May 2018 Tracking the success of these bat remixes will help confirm that, by listening for more vocally advanced songs, females can literally size up males through their serenades. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "Like Birds, Some Bats Warble to Woo Their Mates," 13 June 2018 Additionally, the service will feature hard-to-find singles, remixes, live performances, and covers available on YouTube, and Google says the app’s AI is well-suited to provide recommendations and smart searches. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, "Google's New Streaming Service, YouTube Music, Is Starting to Roll Out," 23 May 2018

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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: a new or different version of a recorded song that is made by changing or adding to the original recording of the song

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