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1. fix [ v ] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
Examples: "She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

Used in print:

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

`` I think I 've fixed the pump so we won't have_to worry about it for a long_time '' , he said .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Linda_Kay felt_like going_off to the bedroom to cry ; but they were going_up to the Big_House after supper , and she had_to put_on a clean dress and fix her hair a_little .

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

He quickly fixed that , rolling back the shades on some of the skylights and adjusting screens on the others .

Starting with the room completely blacked_out , as it was when we came_in , he unerringly fixed things so that the whole place was bathed in the maximum of light without at any point admitting even so much as a crack of glare .

Synonyms repair fix mend restore touch_on doctor furbish_up bushel Related Terms break better darn patch fill fiddle sole cobble vamp heel point piece trouble-shoot repair repairman restoration

2. fix [ v ] cause to be firmly attached
Examples: "fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Used in print:


The head was then fixed on a pole at Westminster , and the rest of the body was buried under the gallows .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

Each scene is shot straight through , as had been the universal custom , from a camera fixed in a single position , but in the outdoor scenes , especially in the capture and destruction of the outlaws , Porter 's camera position breaks , necessarily , with the camera position standard until then , which had been , roughly , that of a spectator in a center orchestra seat at a play .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

Finally , the conception of the natural community of all possessions which originated with the Stoics was firmly fixed in a tradition by More 's time , although it was not accepted by all the theologian philosophers of the Middle_Ages .

Synonyms fasten fix secure Related Terms unfasten attach tie hang screw lock clamp lodge sew anchor clinch lock_up tack bind anchor latch hook bar zip_up picket pin rig buckle wire entrench bitt moor hasp spike moor stay cable clinch string belt crank cement rivet chock noose cinch button bight grout staple brad hang belay rope_up belay cramp brooch coapt cleat joggle stake toggle trench velcro joint chain garter strap fastener fastener fastening fasten

3. fix [ v ] decide upon or fix definitely
Examples: "fix the variables" "specify the parameters"

Used in print:

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The drama in the theater and the concert in the hall both have a fixed time , but the time is fixed by the director and the players , the conductor and the instrumentalists , subject , therefore , to much variation , as record collectors well know .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

A goal was fixed , as given in Table 2 , and attention focused_on its fulfillment .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

`` Say , did you know they 're fixing to have a two day antelope season on the Double_X '' ?

Synonyms set determine fix specify limit Related Terms choose define name reset quantify terminus_ad_quem determinant bent

4. fix [ v ] prepare for eating by applying heat
Examples: "Cook me dinner, please" "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

Used in print:

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

`` I can fix him something later in the afternoon when we get home '' .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

`` Know what I had_to fix fer Ole Him '' ?

(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)

Moreland fixed us each another drink , and said , `` For God 's sake , tell me something truly amusing '' .

Synonyms prepare cook fix ready make Related Terms create_from_raw_material put_on preserve concoct precook devil whip_up lard make cooking

5. fix [ v ] take vengeance on or get even
Examples: "We'll get them!" "That'll fix him good!" "This time I got him"

Used in print:

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

Jee_-_sus , We Fixed him !

Yooee , we fixed him !

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

Kahler continued : `` I fixed his dog the other day and I guess he 's sore , so I expected him to come barging_in '' .

Synonyms get fix pay_off pay_back Related Terms get_even pay vengeance

6. fix [ v ] kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study; in cytology

Used in print:

(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)

The sections were fixed in acetone for 15_minutes and dried at 37 ` for 30_minutes .

After drying the sections under the fan , fixing in acetone , and drying at 37 ` as in the indirect method , the sections were treated with conjugated * * f or * * f ( undiluted unless mentioned otherwise ) for 5 - 30_minutes .

Synonyms fix Related Terms prepare cytology

7. fix [ n ] informal terms for a difficult situation
Examples: "he got into a terrible fix" "he made a muddle of his marriage"

Synonyms fix mess muddle jam pickle kettle_of_fish hole Related Terms difficulty dog's_breakfast

8. fix [ v ] set or place definitely
Examples: "Let's fix the date for the party!"

Used in print:

(Richard B. Morris, "Seven Who Set Our Destiny"...)

During his two terms the Constitution was tested and found workable , strong national policies were inaugurated , and the traditions and powers of the Presidential office firmly fixed .

(James Blish, The Star Dwellers....)

( Or , perhaps , especially in an Angel , whose assumptions had mostly been fixed millions of years ago . )

Synonyms fix Related Terms establish

9. fix [ v ] make infertile
Examples: "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilities are sterilized"

Used in print:

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

Yes , well , it 's a pity to spoil your girlish figure - which all those kittens would do anyway - but I think when you 've raised these we 'll just have the vet fix it so there won n't be any more .

Synonyms fix desex desexualize unsex desexualise sterilise sterilize Related Terms operate_on alter vasectomize emasculate neutering

10. fix [ v ] make fixed, stable or stationary
Examples: "let's fix the picture to the frame"

Used in print:

(Thomas B. Dewey, Hunter at Large....)

Mickey 's eyes fixed on the other 's feet , which would first betray the moment and direction of an attack .

Synonyms fix fixate Related Terms attach fixation

11. fix [ v ] make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Examples: "Get the children ready for school!" "prepare for war" "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

Synonyms prepare set ready gear_up fix set_up Related Terms change set_up mount cultivate brace precondition prime provide cram winterize socialize summerize preparation readiness set

12. Fix [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5710

Synonyms Fix

13. fix [ n ] something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
Examples: "she needed a fix of chocolate"

Synonyms fix Related Terms intravenous_injection colloquialism

14. fix [ n ] an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
Examples: "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"

Synonyms fix Related Terms exemption

15. fix [ v ] put into a certain place or abstract location
Examples: "Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Synonyms put place set lay deposit position situate posit pose fix Related Terms put move install settle arrange lay park seat insert plant replace misplace throw set_down lean sow superimpose bury space deposit stick stand recess clap position cock throw juxtapose glycerolize marshal misplace butt ensconce rest poise docket set_down pillow ground plant stratify nestle bottle emplace barrel bucket recline middle sign repose intersperse parallelize postpose pile reposition superpose tee prepose load perch cram trench coffin rack_up upend pigeonhole ladle underlay appose bed siphon set emplace ship step jar shelve imbricate raise assemble arrange postpone lay put_on communicate replace range land post drop imprison ensnare rig set_back disembark topographic_point position space set setting

16. fix [ v ] put (something somewhere) firmly
Examples: "She posited her hand on his shoulder" "deposit the suitcase on the bench" "fix your eyes on this spot"

Synonyms deposit situate posit fix Related Terms situate bury sediment deposit

17. fix [ n ] the act of putting something in working order again

Synonyms repair fixing mending reparation fixture mend fix Related Terms improvement care reconstruction band_aid restoration restitution darning patching repair

18. fix [ n ] a determination of the location of something
Examples: "he got a good fix on the target"

Synonyms localization location locating fix localisation Related Terms determination echolocation situate set localize place

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