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1. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.

Synonyms

  • sole
  • touch on
  • resole
  • improve
  • trouble-shoot
  • fiddle
  • patch
  • piece
  • patch up
  • doctor
  • mend
  • revamp
  • tinker
  • vamp
  • repoint
  • cobble
  • reheel
  • ameliorate
  • bushel
  • furbish up
  • darn
  • fill
  • restore
  • better
  • troubleshoot
  • amend
  • meliorate
  • heel
  • repair

Antonyms

  • break
  • cast on
  • cast off
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Fix

  • intermix
  • conflicts
  • predicts
  • inflicts
  • depicts
  • tricks
  • styx
  • sticks
  • slicks
  • pricks
  • frix
  • fricks
  • flicks
  • cliques
  • clicks
  • brix
  • bricks
  • wix
  • wicks
  • wickes
  • vic's
  • vicks
  • tics
  • ticks
  • six
  • rix
  • ricks
  • rick's
  • pix
  • picks

Sentences with fix


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the glass on the stove does get soot on it, it's an easy fix to rectify.

2. Verb, base form
You may be able to diagnose and fix these problems yourself, without calling a service technician.

Quotes about fix


1. I spread the message of hope and of unity. That's what gets me up in the morning. I can tell you what is wrong, but I can't tell you how to fix it. I'm a raptivist, not a politician. I deal in hope.
- Chuck D

2. Don't talk to me.""Why not?""Because I want to fix that in my memory for ever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret...
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

3. I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] cause to be firmly attached.

Synonyms

  • berth
  • cramp
  • rivet
  • drop anchor
  • bitt
  • strap
  • intrench
  • brad
  • secure
  • cleat
  • button
  • hang up
  • picket
  • tack
  • bar
  • bight
  • coapt
  • lodge
  • garter
  • chock
  • ground
  • toggle
  • girth
  • crank
  • sew together
  • string
  • tie
  • noose
  • bind
  • cable
  • sew
  • brooch
  • attach
  • stick
  • cement
  • velcro
  • hook
  • cast anchor
  • rope up
  • zipper
  • bandage
  • entrench
  • zip
  • joggle
  • spike
  • clamp
  • clinch
  • run up
  • buckle
  • tie up
  • stake
  • lock up
  • clasp
  • pin
  • chain
  • grout
  • wire
  • zip up
  • stitch
  • hasp
  • moor
  • belt
  • cinch
  • anchor
  • latch
  • lock
  • joint
  • hang
  • fasten
  • deposit
  • wedge
  • stay
  • rig
  • staple

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • detach

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] decide upon or fix definitely.

Synonyms

  • pick out
  • specify
  • determine
  • limit
  • define
  • name
  • select
  • quantify
  • reset
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • travel
  • move
  • undercharge
  • straight line

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] prepare for eating by applying heat.

Synonyms

  • concoct
  • scallop
  • create from raw material
  • dress
  • devil
  • keep
  • precook
  • cook up
  • flambe
  • put on
  • preserve
  • lard
  • dress out
  • deglaze
  • ready
  • make
  • prepare
  • escallop
  • whomp up
  • whip up
  • create from raw stuff

Antonyms

  • separate
  • unilateral
  • unscrew
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] take vengeance on or get even.

Synonyms

  • pay off
  • pay
  • pay back
  • get back
  • get

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • let go of
  • lower
  • divest

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. fix

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

Synonyms

  • ready
  • prepare
  • gear up
  • set up

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unsaddle
  • unharness
  • uncouple

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. fix

noun. ['ˈfɪks'] informal terms for a difficult situation.

Synonyms

  • difficulty
  • muddle
  • dog's breakfast
  • jam
  • mess
  • pickle
  • kettle of fish
  • dog's dinner

Antonyms

  • allow
  • permit
  • disconnect
  • figure

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] set or place definitely.

Synonyms

  • constitute
  • institute
  • found
  • plant

Antonyms

  • unshared
  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] make fixed, stable or stationary.

Synonyms

  • attach

Antonyms

  • unclip
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. fix

verb. ['ˈfɪks'] make infertile.

Synonyms

  • sterilize
  • unsex
  • operate on
  • vasectomise
  • castrate
  • desexualize
  • neuter
  • spay
  • sterilise
  • operate
  • alter
  • demasculinize
  • demasculinise
  • desex
  • desexualise
  • vasectomize

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unbend
  • stable
  • stop

Etymology

  • fixer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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