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 Ever since its initial release in December 2018, Lil Nas X's song has been remixed a number of times, including, most notably, with Cyrus. Lia Beck,, "Get Excited: BTS Are Going To Rock The 2020 Grammys," 26 Jan. 2020 Every nail remixes the logos of apps, websites, household cleaning supplies, and TV shows that can keep you occupied during an extended quarantine. Angela Trakoshis, Allure, "These "Stay Home" Makeup & Nail Looks Are the Reminder Everyone Needs Right Now," 25 Mar. 2020 The remaining portion is remixed with a fresh supply from the engines and run through filters, and the cycle begins again. Natasha Frost, Quartz, "You are no more likely to get coronavirus on an airplane than in any other crowded space," 13 Mar. 2020 In the square, d.j.s play remixed protest songs, many of which were composed as anthems for the thawra, while demonstrators, old and young, raise flags and fists. Nai Zakharia, The New Yorker, "A View of the Revolution in Lebanon from Martyrs’ Square," 22 Feb. 2020 Morin said the new production has aimed for a more modern feel to provide a timelier show, remixing music and costumes alike. Chevall Pryce, Houston Chronicle, "Cirque Du Soleil: Alegria comes to Sam Houston Race Park," 24 Feb. 2020 Bianca Gracie: Once the J. Lo remix drops, the song will surely break into the Hot 100's top 20 at the very least. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Five Burning Questions: Billboard Staffers Discuss J Balvin and the Black Eyed Peas' 'RITMO' Hitting the Top 40," 19 Feb. 2020 Gerwig captures that mood with this film, a sparklingly clever new take that remixes the book’s timeline while maintaining its perfect balance of joy and sadness. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Little Women Is a Sparklingly Clever New Take on a Classic," 25 Dec. 2019 The Knockout, 3223 Mission St., S.F. Mezzanine: Prominent DJ Claude VonStroke, remix master and Dirtybird label owner, plans to host an all-night set at the San Francisco venue. Annie Vainshtein,, "Ring in 2020 in the Bay Area at one of these lucky 13 spots," 17 Dec. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun But adding Beyoncé, another artist who calls Houston home, was a magical move for the remix. Raisa Bruner, Time, "The Best New Songs of May 2020, from the Dixie Chicks to JP Saxe," 1 May 2020 These final lines became the fodder for DJ iMarkkeyz's remix. NBC News, "Meet the DJ behind Cardi B's chart-topping coronavirus hit," 18 Mar. 2020 Until then, fans will just have to thank Santa Netflix for the special remix of this holiday classic. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Netflix’s "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Jingle Bells Remix Will Make You Say "Whoa Whoa Whoa"," 23 Dec. 2019 The remix package is out Friday, Feb. 21, on Riva Starr's label Snatch! Kat Bein, Billboard, "Jamie Jones Remixes Nina Kraviz's Parris Mitchell Collab 'Feel My Butterfly': Exclusive," 19 Feb. 2020 His music lived on through remixes by many high-profile musicians, including Jay Z, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, "'Lean on Me' singer Bill Withers dead at 81," 3 Apr. 2020 While Lennox delivered remixes for some of her biggest tracks from Shea Butter Baby. Sydney Scott, Essence, "Ari Lennox Hopes New Music Provides 'A Little Happiness' To The World," 3 Apr. 2020 In 2008, two Anchorage DJs were suspended for a distasteful remix of one of the most infamous of those. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, "When does a newcomer become a ‘real Alaskan’? History shows it depends who you’re asking.," 17 Feb. 2020 And as filtered through Watanabe’s imagination, the became the equivalent of a singular melody that was transformed into an endless stream of remixes. Robin Givhan, Washington Post, "Designers are in love with trench coats now. They probably bear no resemblance to the ones in your closet.," 12 Feb. 2020

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1662, in the meaning defined above


1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Remix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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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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