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mixed Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well
  2. verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    integrate; desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated
  3. verb combine (electronic signals)
    • mixing sounds
  4. verb add as an additional element or part
    mix; mix in.
    • mix water into the drink
  5. verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; unify; mingle; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance
  6. verb mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
    ruffle; shuffle; mix.
    • shuffle the cards
  7. adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    motley; sundry; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  8. adjective satellite involving or composed of different races
    • interracial schools
    • a mixed neighborhood

Mixed adjective
  1. Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See Mix, v. t. & v. i.

Webster 1913