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fix

fix

 
 
pronunciation:
fIks
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: fixed, fixes, fixing
definition 1: to make stable or steady; fasten firmly; attach.
He fixed the wooden sign to his tree house.
synonyms:
attach, fasten, steady
similar words:
affix, anchor, bolt, cement, clamp, clinch, connect, couple, join, moor, nail, pin, rivet, root, secure
definition 2: to decide on or set; bring into a final state that cannot be changed.
We fixed a date for the party.
synonyms:
determine
antonyms:
alter
similar words:
congeal, consolidate, establish, set
definition 3: to hold steady or direct.
The teacher asked us to fix our attention on the map.
synonyms:
direct, fasten, hold, rivet
similar words:
attach, magnetize, nail
definition 4: to mend or repair.
Do you think you can fix my bike chain?
synonyms:
correct, mend, repair
similar words:
adjust, amend, better, make, patch, remedy, renew, restore, service
definition 5: to make or prepare.
The cook fixed a delicious meal.
synonyms:
make, prepare
similar words:
assemble, create, produce
definition 6: (informal) to set up through cheating so as to get what one wants.
He fixed the card game by using marked cards.
similar words:
arrange, bribe, cook, throw
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a difficult situation; trouble.
I'm in a fix because I lost my lunch money.
synonyms:
bind, dilemma, predicament, spot
similar words:
difficulty, jam, mess, pickle, scrape