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Synonyms for fix

Synonyms for fix

to place securely in a position or condition

to make secure

to join one thing to another

to become or cause to become stuck or lodged

to produce a deep impression of

to implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible

to set forth expressly and authoritatively

to put into correct or conclusive form

to bring about or come to an agreement concerning

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

to restore to proper condition or functioning

to alter for proper functioning

to cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

to render incapable of reproducing sexually

to exact revenge for or from

to prearrange the outcome of (a contest) unlawfully


fix up: to improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing

fix up: to restore to proper condition or functioning

money, property, or a favor given, offered, or promised to a person or accepted by a person in a position of trust as an inducement to dishonest behavior

Synonyms for fix

informal terms for a difficult situation

something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug

an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear

a determination of the place where something is

take vengeance on or get even

set or place definitely

kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study

make fixed, stable or stationary


Related Words

influence an event or its outcome by illegal means

put (something somewhere) firmly

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i don't say this because of any sway to her walk, like a cornfield spit upon by the mountains, or a stumble in her feet, like a stone kicked by a curious child, or any way her eyes fixed upon the living sidewalk as it gurgled and gorged on flowers while they struggled to break the plane of the sun
An aged stranger entered and moved with slow and noiseless step up the main aisle, his eyes fixed upon the minister, his long body clothed in a robe that reached to his feet, his head bare, his white hair descending in a frothy cataract to his shoulders, his seamy face unnaturally pale, pale even to ghastliness.
Jammed in tight were the accoutrements of this two-year-old - appliances, contraptions, doodads, doohickeys, paraphernalia and colourful provisions, to set up and supply her with the essential tackle, thingamajigs, and whatchamacallits that her little heart is fixed upon.
As soon as they have risen one rung in the social or economic ladder, their eyes are fixed upon the next.
The travels depicted by both Heine and Fontane have Hegel's itinerary of absolute spirit as philosophical precedent: but while Fontane's journalistic project, fixed upon objectivity, wholeness, and the Prussian state, has an affinity with Hegel's system, Heine's playful, anti-nationalistic, sensualist, here-and-now orientation suggests an emancipatory social vision in clear rejection of Hegel.
Like a lot of young people, I was fixed upon appearances, and the idea of surrendering my hard-fought idea of myself was improbable at best.
The problem, however, is that most of us have our eyes fixed upon the size and strength of the enemy, and not on all that is behind us that virtually assures us of victory, namely, faith, hope, love, prayer, divine grace, the sacraments, the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit, the charisms, the wisdom of the great doctors of the Church, the prayers of the saints, and protection of the angels, and God Himself.
Their eyes, radiant with glory, are fixed upon our eyes.
Surely, as Jonathan Israel has argued, one sight-line ought to be fixed upon the "radical Enlightenment" coming out of the Dutch Republic.
The date for each draw will be fixed upon the sale of 5,000 tickets.
Also known as an Oxford cap, it consists of a horizontal square board fixed upon a skull-cap, with a tassel, or liripipe, attached to the centre.
In 1522, nine years before the appearance of the first emblem book, Emblematum liber, its author, Andrea Alciato, explained in a now-famous letter to Francesco Calvo that he had compiled a collection of epigrams entitled Emblemata: these literary exercises, he said, might assist painters, goldsmiths, and founders in designing trademarks or badges to be fixed upon hats.
in your own concerns; let your thoughts be fixed upon that which will rehabilitate the fortunes of mankind and sanctify the hearts and souls of men," Baha'u'llah wrote.
The inability to modify behavior to meet the pre-incarceration standard (separate from simply not meeting the standard) is also likely to be appraised, especially if blame for the incarceration is fixed upon the father.
During "The Mousetrap" Hicks's gaze remained fixed upon Claudius and Gertrude.