Lingvanex Tranalator

Translator for


translation app

Lingvanex - your universal translation app

Translator for

Download For Free

Meaning & Definition of Fix in English

English

Fix

/fɪks/

noun

1. Informal terms for a difficult situation

  • "He got into a terrible fix"
  • "He made a muddle of his marriage"
    synonym:
  • fix
  • ,
  • hole
  • ,
  • jam
  • ,
  • mess
  • ,
  • muddle
  • ,
  • pickle
  • ,
  • kettle of fish

2. Something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug

  • "She needed a fix of chocolate"
    synonym:
  • fix

3. The act of putting something in working order again

    synonym:
  • repair
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • fixing
  • ,
  • fixture
  • ,
  • mend
  • ,
  • mending
  • ,
  • reparation

4. An exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear

  • "Collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
    synonym:
  • fix

5. A determination of the place where something is

  • "He got a good fix on the target"
    synonym:
  • localization
  • ,
  • localisation
  • ,
  • location
  • ,
  • locating
  • ,
  • fix

verb

1. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

  • "She repaired her tv set"
  • "Repair my shoes please"
    synonym:
  • repair
  • ,
  • mend
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • bushel
  • ,
  • doctor
  • ,
  • furbish up
  • ,
  • restore
  • ,
  • touch on

2. Cause to be firmly attached

  • "Fasten the lock onto the door"
  • "She fixed her gaze on the man"
    synonym:
  • fasten
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • secure

3. Decide upon or fix definitely

  • "Fix the variables"
  • "Specify the parameters"
    synonym:
  • specify
  • ,
  • set
  • ,
  • determine
  • ,
  • define
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • limit

4. Prepare for eating by applying heat

  • "Cook me dinner, please"
  • "Can you make me an omelette?"
  • "Fix breakfast for the guests, please"
    synonym:
  • cook
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • ready
  • ,
  • make
  • ,
  • prepare

5. Take vengeance on or get even

  • "We'll get them!"
  • "That'll fix him good!"
  • "This time i got him"
    synonym:
  • pay back
  • ,
  • pay off
  • ,
  • get
  • ,
  • fix

6. Set or place definitely

  • "Let's fix the date for the party!"
    synonym:
  • fix

7. Kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study

    synonym:
  • fix

8. Make fixed, stable or stationary

  • "Let's fix the picture to the frame"
    synonym:
  • fixate
  • ,
  • fix

9. Make infertile

  • "In some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
    synonym:
  • sterilize
  • ,
  • sterilise
  • ,
  • desex
  • ,
  • unsex
  • ,
  • desexualize
  • ,
  • desexualise
  • ,
  • fix

10. Influence an event or its outcome by illegal means

  • "Fix a race"
    synonym:
  • fix

11. Put (something somewhere) firmly

  • "She posited her hand on his shoulder"
  • "Deposit the suitcase on the bench"
  • "Fix your eyes on this spot"
    synonym:
  • situate
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • posit
  • ,
  • deposit

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"
    synonym:
  • fix
  • ,
  • prepare
  • ,
  • set up
  • ,
  • ready
  • ,
  • gear up
  • ,
  • set

Examples of using

It's taken us three weeks to fix, but at last our car runs satisfactorily.
We shall fix all bugs today before leaving the office.
Tom had to climb the pole to fix the telephone wire.