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FIX noun

Definition of fix (noun)

  1. informal terms for a difficult situation
  2. something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • "she needed a fix of chocolate"
  3. the act of putting something in working order again
  4. an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
    • "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
  5. a determination of the place where something is

FIX verb

Definition of fix (verb)

  1. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
  2. cause to be firmly attached
    • "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
    • synonyms: fasten, secure
    • antonym: unfasten
  3. decide upon or fix definitely
  4. prepare for eating by applying heat
    • "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
    • synonyms: cook, make, prepare, ready
  5. take vengeance on or get even
    • "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
    • synonyms: get, pay back, pay off
  6. set or place definitely
    • "Let's fix the date for the party!"
  7. kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
  8. make fixed, stable or stationary
    • "let's fix the picture to the frame"
    • synonyms: fixate
  9. make infertile
  10. influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
    • "fix a race"
  11. put (something somewhere) firmly
    • "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
    • synonyms: deposit, posit, situate
  12. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    • "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
    • synonyms: gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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