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verb mix pronunciation in American English /mɪks/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymix
he/she/itmixes
present participlemixing
past tensemixed
past participlemixed
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to combine two or more substances so that they become a single substance
    Add the eggs and mix thoroughly.
    mix something with something: Mix the flour with the eggs and butter.
    mix something together: Mix the paint and water together.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] if two or more substances mix, they combine and become a single substance
      Oil and water don’t mix.
    2. b.
      [transitive] to make something by combining two or more substances
      Phil was mixing a cocktail.
      a machine for mixing cement
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to combine things such as activities, ideas, or styles
    In this room, antique and modern furniture have been successfully mixed.
    a town where sophistication mixes with a vibrant atmosphere
    mix something with something: The show mixes African rhythms with European dances.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to meet other people in social situations and talk to them
    The party gave me a chance to mix with the other students.
    You need to get out and mix more.
    mix with: Maria’s parents didn’t approve of the people she was mixing with.

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