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Synonyms for mix-up
ˈmɪksˌʌp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confusion, mix-up(verb)

    a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another

    "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"

    Synonyms:
    confusedness, confusion, mental confusion, discombobulation, muddiness, disarray

  2. jumble, confuse, mix up(verb)

    assemble without order or sense

    "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"

    Synonyms:
    discombobulate, throw, confound, mingle, bedevil, mix up, confuse, jumble, scramble, throw together, flurry, blur, obnubilate, disconcert, obscure, befuddle, stump, put off, fox, fuddle

  3. stump, mix up(verb)

    cause to be perplexed or confounded

    "This problem stumped her"

    Synonyms:
    stomp, jumble, stamp, confuse, stump, mix up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mix-up":

    confusion, misunderstanding, mistake, error

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  1. Ronn Torossian:

    The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. Viewers seemed to agree. They took to Twitter to poke fun at the Family Feud host's mix up. — Olivia Jansen( @OliviaJansen95) December 21, 2015 — Lauren Vizza( @laurenmvizza) December 21, 2015 — Greg Johnson( @TornadoGreg) December 21, 2015 However, Alec Shankman, head of alternative programming digital media at Abrams Artists Agency, believe there will be no long-term impact on Harvey's career.

  2. Eric Robinson:

    This horrible and irresponsible mix-up at the hospital has caused long-term damage to both these men and their families.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    It’s ridiculous to put us on the same [ sanctions ] list as North Korea and then ask for our help in imposing sanctions on North Korea, this is being done by people who mix up Australia with Austria.

  4. The AIU:

    These allegations have been investigated by The AIU. The AIU is satisfied that there has been no mix up or tampering with the sample.

  5. The Hawks:

    He’s a problem down in the post, we’re trying to mix up our defense with him. At times he’s getting too deep. Our double teams are not getting there quick enough. ... He pretty much has had his way in the first two games down on the block.

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