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Definitions of fix

  1. To settle; to become firm; to congeal; to become hard and malleable. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make firm, stable, or fast; to set or place permanently; to fasten immovably; to establish; to implant; to secure; to make definite. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To hold steadily; to direct unwaveringly; to fasten, as the eye on an object, the attention on a speaker. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To transfix; to pierce. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To render (an impression) permanent by treating with such applications as will make it insensible to the action of light. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To put in order; to arrange; to dispose of; to adjust; to set to rights; to set or place in the manner desired or most suitable; hence, to repair; as, to fix the clothes; to fix the furniture of a room. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To make fast, secure, or stable; set or place permanently; adjust; colloquially, to put to rights or repair; hold firmly; as, to fix the attention of an audience. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To make stable, firm, or fast; to set or place permanently; to establish firmly or immovably; to establish; as, the universe is governed by fixed laws; the prince fixed his residence at York; some men have no fixed opinions; to make fast; to fasten; to attach firmly; as, to fix a cord or line to a hook; to direct steadily, as the eye, the mind, the attention, etc., without allowing it to wander; to fasten; as, the gentleman fixed his eyes on the speaker; to make solid; to congeal; to deprive of volatility; to stop or keep from moving; in popular use, in America, to put in order; to prepare; to arrange or manage; to adjust; to set or place in the manner desired or most suitable; as, to fix clothes or dress; to fix the furniture of a room; thus, to fix the hair, the table, the fire, etc., is to dress the hair, lay the table, make up the fire, and so on. "Dampier has fix apparently in the New England sense. 'We went ashore and dried our cloaths, cleaned our guns, dried our ammunition, and fixt ourselves against our enemies if we should be attached.'"-G.P. Marsh. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To make firm; fasten; establish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To fasten or secure firmly; make firm; esatablish; settle; determine; solidify. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To direct steadily and intently, as the gaze. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To arrange; put in order; adjust. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to rest. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and malleable, as a metallic substance. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To become solid or firm; become stable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To rest; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and malleable, as a metallic substance; "The quick silver will fix and run no more."-Bacon. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. To settle permanently; become firm. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. make infertile; of both males and females Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study; in cytology Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. Settle permanently; become firm or solid; crystalize; solidify. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. To make firm or fast; to establish; to attach firmly; to fasten; to deprive of volatility; to give permanency to; to transfix; to withhold from motion; to adjust. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. To attach firmly; to fasten; to make immovable; to settle; to appoint; to establish; to become firm or solid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. the act of putting something in working order again Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. (informal) an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; "she needed a fix of chocolate" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. A position of difficulty or embarassment; predicament; dilemma. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. fettling. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A number of things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of articles which naturally complement each other, and usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical instruments, of books, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. Colloquially, an awkward situation; a dilemma. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  37. A condition; predicament; difficulty; dilemma. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. A dilemma. To fix on, to determine on. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. Fixed; solidified. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for fix

  1. " I'll fix you out. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  2. " Oh, well, if that's the case I guess we can fix it. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
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