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Pronunciation : Mix
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [AS. miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr. miƧra mixed. The English word has been influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf. Mixture), and even the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. misce
Definition : 1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each other, or of one substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines. Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. Shak.

2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate. Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people. Hos. vii. 8.

3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts. Hast thou no poison mixed Shak. I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and civil considerations. Bacon.

t. [imp. & p. p. Mixed (less properly Mixt); p. pr. & vb. n. Mixing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mix
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously together.

2. To associate; to mingle. He had mixed Again in fancied safety with his kind. Byron.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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