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fixes

verb
present tense third-person singular of fix

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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3 to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of
  • make sure to fix the number of guests with the bride's family before drawing up a list of people from the groom's side

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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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7 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • fixed the mittens to the child's 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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fixes

noun
plural of 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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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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“Fixes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fixes. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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