- I UK [mɪks] / US
Word forms "mix":
present tense I/you/we/they mix he/she/it mixes present participle mixing past tense mixed past participle mixed
1) [transitive] to combine two or more substances so that they become a single substancemix something with something:
Add the eggs and mix thoroughly.mix something together:
Mix the flour with the eggs and butter.
Mix the paint and water together.a) [intransitive] if two or more substances mix, they combine and become a single substance
Oil and water don't mix.b) [transitive] to make something by combining two or more substances
a machine for mixing cement
Phil was mixing a cocktail.2) [intransitive/transitive] to combine things such as activities, ideas, or styles
In this room, antique and modern furniture have been successfully mixed.mix something with something:
a town where sophistication mixes with a vibrant atmosphere
The show mixes African rhythms with European dances.3) [intransitive] to meet other people in social situations and talk to themmix with:
You need to get out and mix a bit more.
Maria's parents didn't approve of the people she was mixing with.
The party gave me a chance to mix with the other students.4)a) [transitive] music to play CDs continuously, so that one piece of music begins before another finishesb) music to remix a piece of music•
mix it (up) with someone— informal to argue or fight with someone; informal to compete with someone
It's pretty tough mixing it with the world's best players.- not mixPhrasal verbs:- mix up
II UK [mɪks] / US noun
Word forms "mix":
singular mix plural mixes
1)a) [singular] a particular combination of objects, qualities, or substances
Alcohol and drugs are a deadly mix.mix of:
a silk-and-angora-mix sweater
He has just the right mix of youth and experience.
The town has an odd mix of old and new buildings.b) a combination of different types of people who form a groupmix of:ethnic/racial/social mix:
There was a good mix of people at the party.
The US has a far greater ethnic mix than Britain.2) [countable, usually singular] an act of mixing something
Add the water and give it a good mix.3) [countable/uncountable] a powder that you buy and mix with liquid to make a particular type of food
a cake mix4) [countable] music a remix
English dictionary. 2014.