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κεράννυμι κεράω mix, mingle, (cf. κρᾶσις):
1.mostly of diluting wine with water, Od., attic;—so in Mid., ὅτε περ οἶνον κέρωνται when they mix their wine, Il.; κρητῆρα κεράσσατο he mixed him a bowl, Od.:—Pass., κύλιξ ἴσον ἴσωι κεκραμένη a cup mixed half and half, Ar. temper or cool by mixing, θυμῆρες κεράσασα having mixed (the water) to an agreeable temperature, Od.
3.generally, to mix, blend, temper, regulate, Lat. tempero, of climates, ὧραι μάλιστα κεκραμέναι most temperate seasons, Hdt.; οὐ γῆρας κέκραται γενεᾶι no old age is mingled with the race, i. e. it knows no old age, Pind.:—of tempers of mind, Plat.
II.generally, to mix, compound, Lat. attempero, ἔκ τινος of a thing, id=Plat.; φωνὴ μεταξὺ τῆς τε Χαλκιδέων καὶ Δωρίδος ἐκράθη Thuc.

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