fix  

  • Definition of fix

    • (n): a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target"  
    • (n): an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"  
    • (n): the act of putting something in working order again  
    • (n): something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; "she needed a fix of chocolate"  
    • (n): informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"  
    • (v): make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disbilites are sterilized"  
    • (v): restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study  
    • (v): make fixed, stable or stationary; "let''s fix the picture to the frame"  
    • (v): decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"  
    • (v): take vengeance on or get even; "We''ll get them!"; "That''ll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"  
    • (v): cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"  
    • (v): put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"  
    • (v): set or place definitely; "Let''s fix the date for the party!"  
    • (v): prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"  

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