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English verb: mix up

1. mix up (creation) assemble without order or sense


SamplesShe jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence.


Synonymsconfuse, jumble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together


Narrower (hyponym)addle, muddle, puddle


Verb groupconfound, confuse

2. mix up (cognition) cause to be perplexed or confounded


SamplesThis problem stumped her.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to mix up Sue


Synonymsstump


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex









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