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mix (up)

verb

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1 to fail to differentiate (a thing) from something similar or related
  • you've mixed piety up with pietism

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2 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • in my rush I had mixed up the files and had to sort them out later

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mix-up

noun

Synonyms of mix-up (Entry 2 of 2)

an instance of confusion
  • there was a mix-up at the airport and our luggage was accidentally sent to Ohio

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The first known use of mix (up) was in 1841

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“Mix (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mix%20%28up%29. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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