Definitions for fix

Definitions for (noun) fix

Main entry: fix, localisation, localization, locating, location

Definition: a determination of the place where something is

Usage: he got a good fix on the target

Main entry: fix

Definition: an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear

Usage: collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers

Main entry: repair, reparation, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending

Definition: the act of putting something in working order again

Main entry: fix

Definition: something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug

Usage: she needed a fix of chocolate

Main entry: pickle, hole, muddle, mess, jam, kettle of fish, fix

Definition: informal terms for a difficult situation

Usage: he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

Definitions for (verb) fix

Main entry: unsex, fix, sterilise, sterilize, desex, desexualise, desexualize

Definition: make infertile

Usage: in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Main entry: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend

Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Main entry: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Main entry: fix

Definition: kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study

Main entry: fix, fixate

Definition: make fixed, stable or stationary

Usage: let's fix the picture to the frame

Main entry: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Main entry: get, fix, pay back, pay off

Definition: take vengeance on or get even

Usage: We'll get them!; That'll fix him good!; This time I got him

Main entry: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Main entry: posit, fix, situate, deposit

Definition: put (something somewhere) firmly

Usage: She posited her hand on his shoulder; deposit the suitcase on the bench; fix your eyes on this spot

Main entry: fix

Definition: set or place definitely

Usage: Let's fix the date for the party!

Main entry: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Main entry: fix

Definition: influence an event or its outcome by illegal means

Usage: fix a race

Visual thesaurus for fix