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fix

fix

 
pronunciation:
fIks
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
fix up
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fixed, fixes, fixing
definition 1: to make stable or steady; fasten securely.
synonyms:
attach, fasten, stabilize, steady
antonyms:
unfix
similar words:
affix, anchor, bolt, cement, clamp, clinch, connect, couple, firm, join, lodge, moor, nail, pin, rivet, root, secure
definition 2: to bring into a final or unalterable state.
synonyms:
determine
antonyms:
alter
similar words:
congeal, consolidate, establish, finalize, home, set, solidify
definition 3: to hold or direct (the attention or eyes).
synonyms:
direct, fasten, hold, rivet
similar words:
attach, magnetize, nail
definition 4: to firmly establish (the date of an upcoming event, or the like).
synonyms:
determine, set, settle
antonyms:
abrogate
similar words:
appoint, conclude, decide, define, establish, pin, resolve, seal, stabilize, stipulate
definition 5: to mend, repair, or put in a proper state or good order.
synonyms:
correct, mend, repair
similar words:
adjust, ameliorate, amend, better, doctor, make, patch, rectify, remedy, renew, renovate, restore, service
definition 6: to prepare (esp. food or drink).
synonyms:
make, prepare
similar words:
assemble, create, get, produce
definition 7: to render (an animal) neuter; spay or castrate.
synonyms:
castrate, geld, neuter, spay
definition 8: (informal) to exact revenge on.
He stole my money, but I'll fix him!
synonyms:
pay, punish, retaliate
similar words:
avenge, cook one's goose, requite
definition 9: (informal) to arrange with fraudulent intent.
He fixed the card game in order to win it.
similar words:
arrange, bribe, bug off, cook, manipulate, pack, rig, throw
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become firm, rigid, or stable.
synonyms:
firm, harden, set, stabilize
similar words:
coagulate, congeal, consolidate, root, solidify, take, take root
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a difficult or awkward situation; dilemma; predicament.
synonyms:
bind, dilemma, predicament, spot
similar words:
difficulty, hot water, impasse, jam, mess, pickle, plight, quagmire, quandary, scrape
definition 2: the charted position of a ship or aircraft, or the process of determining it.
similar words:
location, measure, position, reading
phrase: fix up