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Overview of verb fix

The verb fix has 12 senses? (first 9 from tagged texts)
1. (9) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on

(restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")

2. (7) fasten, fix, secure

(cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

3. (6) specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit

(decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters")

4. (5) cook, fix, ready, make, prepare

(prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")

5. (3) pay back, pay off, get, fix

(take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him")

6. (2) fix

(set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!")

7. (2) fix

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

8. (1) fixate, fix

(make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame")

9. (1) sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix

(make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized")

10. fix

(influence an event or its outcome by illegal means; "fix a race")

11. situate, fix, posit, deposit

(put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot")

12. fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set

(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")


Overview of adj fixed

The adj fixed has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (12) fixed

((of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value)

2. (6) fixed, set, rigid

(fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain")

3. (2) fixed

(securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor")

4. (2) fixed, frozen

(incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes")

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