Mix (mĭks), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. Mixed (mĭkst) (less properly
Mixt); p. pr. & vb. n. Mixing.] [AS.
miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ.
mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L.
miscere, mixtum, Gr. mi`sgein,
migny`nai, Skr. miçra mixed. The English
word has been influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf.
Mixture), and even the AS. miscan may have been
borrowed fr. L. miscere. Cf. Admix, Mash to
bruise, Meddle.] 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
Fair persuasions mixed with sugared
2. To unite with in company; to join; to
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
Hast thou no poison mixed?
I have chosen an argument mixed of religious
and civil considerations. Bacon.
Mix (?), v. i. 1.
To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously
2. To associate; to mingle.
He had mixed Byron.
Again in fancied safety with his kind.