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


dance remixes of rock songs

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

The capsule collection remixes some of the brand’s most iconic silhouettes including the Club C, Classic Leather and Freestyle Hi. James Love, Essence, "Happy Pride Month! Celebrate Love And Inclusivity With These Fire Collaborations," 7 June 2019 Yesterday, on Kim Kardashian's Instagram account, West was seen remixing his beloved white button-down and jeans in a slightly new way. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Kanye West Understands the Power of the White Dress Shirt," 6 Apr. 2018 Twelve of those songs have previously been released; the new album features all 21 numbers from that performance, all newly remixed. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Paul McCartney still ‘Fab ‘at 77, still on tour, has four albums due out in July," 20 June 2019 The designer filled the space with classics like a vintage Jean Prouvé desk and Eero Aarnio’s 1968 Bubble chair and remixed other pieces, like an Eames bench turned into a seesaw. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Virgil Abloh reimagines Vitra furniture," 17 June 2019 Rihanna is always one to keep things interesting — and she's now decided to remix that jade manicure a bit with new lavender jade art shared on her Instagram Story. Rachel Lubitz,, "Rihanna Just Remixed Her Jade Manicure — & It Looks So Good," 10 June 2019 Her 4-year-old son fell asleep at the family’s Cottage Grove home in his cowboy boots and hat watching the Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus remix over and over again. Deanna Weniger, Twin Cities, "An autistic Cottage Grove boy shocks his family — and charms the internet — by suddenly singing ‘Old Town Road’," 9 June 2019 The talented creative hopes to put an end to the world’s wasteful habits by encouraging people to remix some of their favorite pieces–aka, upcycling. James Love, Essence, "Lena Waithe And Mercedes Benz Launch Sustainable Initiative," 10 June 2019 It was already remixed and remastered once in 2002. Saby Reyes-kulkarni, Billboard, "Dave Mustaine Reflects on Megadeth's Debut: 'No One Could Figure Out What We Were Doing'," 24 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The quirkiest reference of them all, however, comes courtesy of a remix of smooth-singing British artist Craig David’s 'Rendezvous'., "Footballer Namedrops: Thiago Silva Is Far From the First Time Players Get Mentioned in Rap," 1 July 2019 Soon the country singer Billy Ray Cyrus recorded a remix. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, "Lil Nas X Is the Sound of the Internet, Somehow," 24 June 2019 At first blush, Gabby Gabby feels like a kind of remix of the other toy-centric villains in the series. Josh Spiegel, The Hollywood Reporter, "How 'Toy Story 4' Surprises With Its Villain," 22 June 2019 Yes, this is a melanated remix on the classic Jane Austen novel. Danielle Young, Essence, "Jackeé Harry Reveals Dark Times Playing '227's' Sandra: 'I Was Sad For A Good 5 Years'," 4 June 2019 Its music video, featuring Lil Nas X and Cyrus’ remix of the song, has garnered 164 million views on YouTube. Jason Lipshutz, Billboard, "Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Ride 'Old Town Road' to the 2019 BET Awards: Watch," 23 June 2019 The events of his breakthrough years are heightened with fantasy sequences that amount to a swirling, semi-surreal remix of his career and inner life. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Rocketman’ Review: Elton John Biopic Blasts Off," 20 May 2019 Lil Nas X then recruited country singer Billy Ray Cyrus for the remix of his viral hit. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "4-year-old boy with nonverbal autism begins to speak thanks to "Old Town Road"," 10 June 2019 Kim herself opens the music video, singing the part of Billy Ray Cyrus in the song’s now-famous remix. Teen Vogue, "North West Made Her Own Adorable Music Video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road"," 15 May 2019

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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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

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