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Main Entry: 1mix
Function: verb 1: to make into one mass by stirring together : BLEND 2: to make by combining different things 3: to become one mass through blending <oil will not mix with water> 4: to associate with others on friendly terms <mixes well in any company> 5: CONFUSE 3 <mix up facts> synonymsMIX, MINGLE, BLEND, COALESCE mean to combine into a whole that is more or less the same throughout. MIX suggests a fairly complete combining in which the elements may or may not lose their individual identities <mix several vegetables for a salad> <mix water and frozen orange juice>. MINGLE suggests that the different elements can still be identified to some degree <the author mingled comic and tragic events in her story>. BLEND suggests a complete uniting of things so that the original parts cannot be separated or recognized <blend milk and canned tomato soup>. COALESCE stresses the action or process of similar things growing into a natural union <the two groups slowly coalesced into one>.