(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. combination, mixture; crossbreed. —v. merge, amalgamate.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. combination, mixture, compound, amalgam, olio; see also mixture 1 .
Syn. combine, mingle, compound, mix; see mix 1 .
See Synonym Study at mix .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
mixture, combination, compound, composite, amalgam, concoction, fusion.
mix, combine, compound, amalgamate, mingle, stir in, merge, meld, alloy, scramble.
ANT.: separate, divide
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous: admix, amalgamate, commingle, commix, fuse, intermingle, intermix, merge, mingle, mix, stir1. See ASSEMBLE. 2. To combine and adapt in order to attain a particular effect: arrange, coordinate, harmonize, integrate, orchestrate, synthesize, unify. See BEAUTIFUL. II noun Something produced by mixing: admixture, amalgam, amalgamation, commixture, fusion, merger, mix, mixture. See ASSEMBLE.

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