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    fix - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fix

    Definition
    (noun) informal terms for a difficult situation
    Synonyms : hole , jam , kettle of fish , mess , muddle , pickle
    Example Sentence
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
    Definition
    (noun) something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    Example Sentence
    • she needed a fix of chocolate
    Definition
    (noun) the act of putting something in working order again
    Synonyms : fixing , fixture , mend , mending , repair , reparation
    Definition
    (noun) an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
    Example Sentence
    • collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers
    Definition
    (noun) a determination of the place where something is
    Example Sentence
    • he got a good fix on the target
    Definition
    (verb) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    Example Sentence
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be firmly attached
    Synonyms : fasten , secure
    Example Sentence
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man
    Definition
    (verb) decide upon or fix definitely
    Synonyms : define , determine , limit , set , specify
    Example Sentence
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters
    Definition
    (verb) prepare for eating by applying heat
    Synonyms : cook , make , prepare , ready
    Example Sentence
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please
    Definition
    (verb) take vengeance on or get even
    Synonyms : get , pay back , pay off
    Example Sentence
    • We'll get them!
    • That'll fix him good!
    • This time I got him
    Definition
    (verb) set or place definitely
    Example Sentence
    • Let's fix the date for the party!
    Definition
    (verb) kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study Definition
    (verb) make fixed, stable or stationary
    Synonyms : fixate
    Example Sentence
    • let's fix the picture to the frame
    Definition
    (verb) make infertile
    Example Sentence
    • in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized
    Definition
    (verb) influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
    Example Sentence
    • fix a race
    Definition
    (verb) put (something somewhere) firmly
    Synonyms : deposit , posit , situate
    Example Sentence
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot
    Definition
    (verb) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    Synonyms : gear up , prepare , ready , set , set up
    Example Sentence
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
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