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English noun: mix

1. mix (food) a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients


Broader (hypernym)concoction, intermixture, mixture

Narrower (hyponym)ready-mix, self-raising flour, self-rising flour

2. mix (event) an event that combines things in a mixture

SamplesA gradual mixture of cultures.


Broader (hypernym)combine, combining

Narrower (hyponym)blend, concoction

3. mix (act) the act of mixing together

SamplesPaste made by a mix of flour and water.
The mixing of sound channels in the recording studio.

Synonymsadmixture, commixture, intermixture, mixing, mixture

Broader (hypernym)combination, combining, compounding

English verb: mix

1. mix (change) mix together different elements

SamplesThe colors blend well.

Synonymsblend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)change integrity

Narrower (hyponym)absorb, accrete, admix, alloy, blend in, conjugate, gauge, meld, melt, mix in, syncretise, syncretize

2. mix (social) open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups

SamplesThis school is completely desegregated.

Synonymsdesegregate, integrate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


3. mix (change) combine (electronic signals)

SamplesMixing sounds.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)combine, compound

4. mix (change) add as an additional element or part

SamplesMix water into the drink.

Synonymsmix in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)add

Narrower (hyponym)dash

5. mix (contact) to bring or combine together or with something else

SamplesResourcefully he mingled music and dance.

Synonymsamalgamate, commix, mingle, unify

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)aggregate, blend, combine, combine, compound, concoct, immingle, intermingle, intermix

6. mix (contact) mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

SamplesShuffle the cards.

Synonymsruffle, shuffle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)manipulate

Narrower (hyponym)cut, reshuffle, riffle

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