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fix

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1 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape

  • what a fix we're in!
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kettle of fish

2 something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision

  • caught the judge on video accepting the fix from the mob boss
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3 an opinion on the nature, character, or quality of something

  • what's your fix on the military situation over there?
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fix

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1 to arrange something in a certain spot or position

  • fixed my hair so that it would stop falling in my eyes
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2 to cause (something) to hold to another

  • first, you need to fix those pieces of wood together
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3 to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of

  • make sure to fix the number of guests with the brideʼs family before drawing up a list of people from the groomʼs side
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dispose of

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4 to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority

  • have we fixed a day for the party yet?
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5 to make ready in advance

  • would you mind fixing dinner tonight?
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7 to put securely in place or in a desired position

  • fixed the mittens to the childʼs snowsuit
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8 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter

  • the image of what Santa Claus looks like is solidly fixed in our minds
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9 to remove the sex organs of

  • the animal shelter requires a pledge from the adoptive owner that they will have their new pet fixed
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10 to restore to a healthy condition

  • it took surgery and months of physical therapy to completely fix her bum knee
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Synonym Discussion of fix

fasten, fix, attach, affix mean to make something stay firmly in place. fasten implies an action such as tying, buttoning, nailing, locking, or otherwise securing.
    • fasten the reins to a post
fix usually implies a driving in, implanting, or embedding.
    • fixed the stake in the ground
attach suggests a connecting or uniting by a bond, link, or tie in order to keep things together.
    • attach the W-2 form here
affix implies an imposing of one thing on another by gluing, impressing, or nailing.
    • affix your address label here

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