Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To be or become mixed.
  • transitive v. To cause to mix.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To mix separate things together, or to become mixed; to amalgamate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To mix or mingle together; to blend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mix or mingle; blend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to bring or combine together or with something else

Etymologies

From Middle English commixt, mixed together, from Latin commixtus, past participle of commiscēre, to mix together : com-, com- + miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Kitteh iz juslike maggazeen inner way, an efferythink u c is nyoo, unlyke orlreddyred commix.

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  • Iz oyveyous dat hym shud haev teh commix az hiz scikey iz tew impresshunable fur wurld nooz.

    Day 2: - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Look to the Interventionist movement in art, Chiapas, the new documentary films and radio, commix, and anything else bubbling from below.

    April « 2006 « Bill Ayers

  • * Was it necessary that the active gloom of such a tyrant of a father, should commix with such a passive sweetness of a will-less mother, to produce a constancy, an equanimity, a steadiness, in the daughter, which never woman before could boast of?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • First, to lay it down that we do not commix for the sake of pleasure, but of the procreation of children.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 4

  • First to lay it down that we do not commix for the sake of pleasure, but of the procreation of children.

    Letters

  • The cinematic pedigree behind it isn't selling me either: I didn't care for Zack Snyder's previous commix-to-screen adaptation, and there are signs that Watchmen is going to showcase some of the same sins (particularly over-reliance on spoken narration, even if it will be Rorschach).

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  • Thou must leap into the abyss of dreadful caves and caverns, replete with poisonous toads and hissing serpents; thou must plunge into seas of burning sulphur; thou must launch upon the ocean in a crazy bark, when the foaming billows roll mountains high — when the lightning flashes, the thunder roars, and the howling tempest blows, as if it would commix the jarring elements of air and water, earth and fire, and reduce all nature to the original anarchy of chaos.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Thou must leap into the abyss of dreadful caves and caverns, replete with poisonous toads and hissing serpents; thou must plunge into seas of burning sulphur; thou must launch upon the ocean in a crazy bark, when the foaming billows roll mountains high -- when the lightning flashes, the thunder roars, and the howling tempest blows, as if it would commix the jarring elements of air and water, earth and fire, and reduce all nature to the original anarchy of chaos.

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

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