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  1. [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

  2. [noun] something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; "she needed a fix of chocolate"

  3. [noun] the act of putting something in working order again
    Synonyms: repair, ing, ture, mend, mending, reparation

  4. [noun] an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"

  5. [noun] a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target"
    Synonyms: localization, localisation, location, locating

  6. [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

  7. [verb] cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
    Synonyms: fasten, secure

  8. [verb] decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
    Synonyms: specify, set, determine, limit

  9. [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

  10. [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

  11. [verb] set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!"

  12. [verb] kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study

  13. [verb] make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame"
    Synonyms: ate

  14. [verb] make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disbilites are sterilized"
    Synonyms: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise

  15. [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

  16. [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


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