[noun] informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
Synonyms: hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish
[noun] something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; "she needed a fix of chocolate"
[noun] the act of putting something in working order again
Synonyms: repair, ing, ture, mend, mending, reparation
[noun] an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
[noun] a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target"
Synonyms: localization, localisation, location, locating
[verb] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
Synonyms: repair, mend, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
[verb] cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Synonyms: fasten, secure
[verb] decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
Synonyms: specify, set, determine, limit
[verb] prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
Synonyms: cook, ready, make, prepare
[verb] take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
Synonyms: pay back, pay off, get
[verb] set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
[verb] kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
[verb] make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame"
[verb] make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disbilites are sterilized"
Synonyms: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise
[verb] put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
Synonyms: situate, posit, deposit
[verb] 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"
Synonyms: prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
patch, patch up
anchor, cast anchor, drop anchor
moor, berth, tie up
sew, run up, sew together, stitch
zip up, zipper, zip
hang, hang up
lodge, wedge, stick, deposit
dress, dress out
whip up, whomp up
concoct, cook up
alter, neuter, spay, castrate
emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise
set up, lay out, set
cultivate, crop, work
dog's breakfast, dog's dinner
care, maintenance, upkeep
band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky
echolocation, echo sounding