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fix



I - noun
1. informal terms for a difficult situation (Freq. 2)
- he got into a terrible fix
- he made a muddle of his marriage
Syn:
hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish
Hypernyms:
difficulty
Hyponyms:
dog's breakfast, dog's dinner
2. something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
- she needed a fix of chocolate
Usage Domain:
colloquialism
Hypernyms:
intravenous injection
3. the act of putting something in working order again
Syn:
repair, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation
Derivationally related forms:
repair (for: reparation), mend (for: mending), mend (for: mend), fix (for: fixture), fix (for: fixing), repair (for: repair)
Hypernyms:
improvement
Hyponyms:
darning, patching, care, maintenance, upkeep,
upkeep, quick fix, quickie, quicky, restoration,
reconstruction, restitution
4. an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
- collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers
Hypernyms:
exemption, immunity, granting immunity
5. a determination of the place where something is
- he got a good fix on the target
Syn:
localization, localisation, location, locating
Derivationally related forms:
locate (for: location), localise (for: localisation), localize (for: localization)
Hypernyms:
determination, finding
Hyponyms:
echolocation, echo sounding

II - verb
1. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken (Freq. 9)
- She repaired her TV set
- Repair my shoes please
Syn:
repair, mend, bushel, doctor, furbish up,
restore, touch on
Ant:
break (for: repair)
Derivationally related forms:
restoration (for: restore), fixture, fixer, fixing, mend (for: mend), mender (for: mend), mending (for: mend), repair (for: repair), reparation (for: repair), repairer (for: repair)
Hypernyms:
better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
Hyponyms:
tinker, fiddle, fill, piece, patch,
cobble, point, repoint, trouble-shoot, troubleshoot, patch up,
patch up, resole, vamp, revamp, heel,
reheel, darn
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- The men fix the chairs
2. cause to be firmly attached (Freq. 7)
- fasten the lock onto the door
- she fixed her gaze on the man
Syn:
fasten, secure
Ant:
unfasten (for: fasten)
Derivationally related forms:
fixture, fastener (for: fasten), fastening (for: fasten)
Hypernyms:
attach
Hyponyms:
strap, tie, bind, rig, bitt,
latch, garter, chain, cable, picket, rope up,
cinch, girth, bandage, cramp, cleat, anchor,
cast anchor, drop anchor, ground, moor, berth, tie up,
spike, sew, run up, sew together, stitch, crank,
noose, chock, brad, bight, belay, bar,
clamp, velcro, stay, clinch, lock, lock up,
hasp, zip up, zipper, zip, tack, string,
hook, belt, cement, grout, staple, rivet,
button, pin, hang, hang up, lodge, wedge,
stick, deposit, entrench, intrench, buckle, clasp,
clasp, stake, wire, coapt, joggle,
joint, toggle
Cause:
fasten
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. decide upon or fix definitely (Freq. 6)
- fix the variables
- specify the parameters
Syn:
specify, set, determine, define, limit
Derivationally related forms:
limit (for: limit), determinant (for: determine), determiner (for: determine), set (for: set)
Hypernyms:
choose, take, select, pick out
Hyponyms:
quantify, name, reset, define
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
4. prepare for eating by applying heat (Freq. 5)
- Cook me dinner, please
- can you make me an omelette?
- fix breakfast for the guests, please
Syn:
cook, ready, make, prepare
Derivationally related forms:
preparation (for: prepare), cook (for: cook), cooker (for: cook), cooking (for: cook), cookery (for: cook)
Hypernyms:
create from raw material, create from raw stuff
Hyponyms:
preserve, keep, dress, dress out, deglaze,
scallop, escallop, flambe, put on, devil, precook,
whip up, whomp up, concoct, cook up, lard
Verb Group:
make
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- The chefs fix the vegetables
5. take vengeance on or get even (Freq. 3)
- We'll get them!
- That'll fix him good!
- This time I got him
Syn:
pay back, pay off, get
Derivationally related forms:
payback (for: pay back)
Hypernyms:
get even, get back
Verb Group:
pay
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
6. set or place definitely (Freq. 2)
- Let's fix the date for the party!
Hypernyms:
establish, found, plant, constitute, institute
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
7. kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study (Freq. 2)
Derivationally related forms:
fixing
Topics:
cytology
Hypernyms:
prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. make fixed, stable or stationary (Freq. 1)
- let's fix the picture to the frame
Syn:
fixate
Derivationally related forms:
fixation (for: fixate)
Hypernyms:
attach
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
9. make infertile (Freq. 1)
- in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized
Syn:
sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise
Derivationally related forms:
fixing, sterilisation (for: sterilise), sterilization (for: sterilize)
Hypernyms:
operate on, operate
Hyponyms:
alter, neuter, spay, castrate, emasculate,
demasculinize, demasculinise, vasectomize, vasectomise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
10. influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
- fix a race
Hypernyms:
influence, act upon, work
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
11. put (something somewhere) firmly
- She posited her hand on his shoulder
- deposit the suitcase on the bench
- fix your eyes on this spot
Syn:
situate, posit, deposit
Derivationally related forms:
deposition (for: deposit), deposit (for: deposit), position (for: posit)
Hypernyms:
put, set, place, pose, position, lay
Hyponyms:
bury, sediment
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
12. 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
Syn:
prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
Derivationally related forms:
set (for: set), ready (for: ready), readying (for: ready), preparative (for: prepare), preparatory (for: prepare), preparation (for: prepare)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
socialize, socialise, provide, cram, precondition,
mount, set up, lay out, set, winterize, winterise,
summerize, summerise, prime, cultivate, crop, work,
brace, poise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- Somebody ----s (for: gear up)
- Somebody ----s (for: prepare)

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