mixture Definition

  • 1a substance made by mixing other substances together
  • 2a combination of different things in which the components are individually distinct

Using mixture: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "mixture" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The cake batter is a mixture of flour, sugar, and eggs.

  • Example

    The cocktail is a mixture of gin, vermouth, and bitters.

  • Example

    The salad is a mixture of lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers.

mixture Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for mixture

Phrases with mixture

  • a group or collection of different types of things or people


    The party guests were a mixed bag of friends and acquaintances.

  • a combination of different feelings or sentiments


    She experienced a mixture of emotions when she received the news.

  • mixture of cultures

    a blend of different cultural practices, beliefs, or traditions


    The city is known for its mixture of cultures and diverse population.

Origins of mixture

from Latin 'mixtura', meaning 'a mixing'


Summary: mixture in Brief

A 'mixture' [ˈmɪkstʃər] is a substance or combination of different things that are individually distinct. It can be a blend of ingredients like cake batter or a combination of different cultures in a city. 'Mixture' has synonyms like 'compound' and 'amalgam,' and it can be used formally or informally as 'blend' or 'mix.'

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