re·​mix | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈmiks How to pronounce remix (audio) \
remixed; remixing; remixes

Definition of remix

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to mix again


re·​mix | \ ˈrē-ˌmiks How to pronounce remix (audio) \

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

Noun dance remixes of rock songs
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Fast Foodies James Van Der Beek challenges the chefs to re-create, then remix an iconic Californian burger. Los Angeles Times, "What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Call Me Kat’ on Fox; ‘Young Sheldon’," 24 Feb. 2021 The track’s Studio 2054 remix with Dua Lipa, released Dec. 31, drove the song in the week ending Jan. 7, when all its versions combined earned 811,000 U.S. streams, up 468%, according to MRC Data. Gordon Murray, Billboard, "Dua Lipa Helps Lift Kylie Minogue to New High on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart," 14 Jan. 2021 Rosalía also gives this remix a nice touch, flaunting her high vocals at the very beginning. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "The 25 Best Latin Songs of 2020: Staff Picks," 16 Dec. 2020 Ginger cookies are a holiday staple in my family, and these crinkle cookies remix the traditional version. Washington Post, "Gingerbread crinkle cookies embrace holiday tradition, with an added burst of citrus," 2 Dec. 2020 This umbrella term refers to the many different areas of research, tools, and systems aiming to remix, redesign, and optimize the living world. Amy Webb, Wired, "The Xenobot Future Is Coming—Start Planning Now," 4 Nov. 2020 The band met Yankovic in 2013 while shooting a Bonnaroo festival promotional video, and since then has commissioned Yankovic to remix some of their songs. Samantha Davenport, Anchorage Daily News, "Portugal. The Man releases song and video for Indigenous People’s Day," 14 Oct. 2020 In the wake of the pandemic, Portland Center Stage has decided to remix its season. oregonlive, "9 Portland theater productions coming to digital platforms this fall," 23 Sep. 2020 And more foes and creatures who remix every level with new, dangerous possibilities to look out for, like pesky moles who crawl into and out of ceilings and floors—and thus turn seemingly innocent tunnels full of treasure into potential death traps. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Spelunky 2 game review: Roguelike perfection," 19 Sep. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Grande had been teasing a new remix of the track from her Positions album earlier this week. Nick Romano,, "Ariana Grande drops '34+35' remix with Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat," 15 Jan. 2021 From Ashnikko's incredible new mixtape to Perfume Genius' brand new remix, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below. Stephen Daw, Billboard, "First Out: New Music From Ashnikko, Shamir, Perfume Genius & More," 15 Jan. 2021 In fact, Future is featured on the remix of Travis' song Franchise, which was released in October of 2020. Shelby Stewart, Chron, "A VERZUZ between Travis Scott and Future would be a cosmic fail," 19 Jan. 2021 The remix simultaneously serves as an ode to the city of Houston, the resilience of women in hip-hop, and the fact that Beyoncé is truly a superior rapper to Jay-Z. Don’t at me. Natalie Maher, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Songs of 2020," 29 Dec. 2020 Give it a new remix or new video, who knows what could happen? Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Five Burning Questions: Early Thoughts About the 2021 Hot 100," 12 Jan. 2021 The track just got a fresh remix by Quavo, Lil Wayne and Jack Harlow — and in this moment, Uzi. Los Angeles Times, "In this, the year of our ‘WAP,’ raunch rap doyennes City Girls return to stake their claim," 18 Nov. 2020 The new restaurant has a much more modern style — a remix of bare wood, gleaming tile and sleek light fixtures lining the open rafters. Bravo! Ian Mcnulty,, "New Italian restaurant a Tavola opens in former Bravo! home at Lakeside mall," 29 Dec. 2020 The song even got a surprising end-of-year boost with a remix featuring DaBaby, whose buoyant flow matches the song perfectly. Natalie Maher, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Songs of 2020," 29 Dec. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'remix.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of remix


1662, in the meaning defined above


1980, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about remix

Statistics for remix

Last Updated

2 Mar 2021

Cite this Entry

“Remix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for remix



English Language Learners Definition of remix

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

More from Merriam-Webster on remix

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for remix

Nglish: Translation of remix for Spanish Speakers

Comments on remix

What made you want to look up remix? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!