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1. fixing

noun. ['ˈfɪksɪŋ'] the act of putting something in working order again.

Synonyms

  • quicky
  • restitution
  • patching
  • maintenance
  • care
  • improvement
  • mend
  • reparation
  • mending
  • darning
  • reconstruction
  • quick fix
  • restoration
  • quickie
  • fixture
  • repair
  • upkeep
  • band aid

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • unfasten
  • take away

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Words that Rhyme with Fixing Agent

  • reagent
  • bagent

Example sentences of the word fixing-agent


1. Noun Phrase
Vinegar acts as a fixing agent to help the color stay in the cloth.

2. Noun Phrase
The salt also acts as a fixing agent to maintain the bond of the dye to the cloth.

3. Noun Phrase
Add the three fixing agent tablets from your kit.

4. Noun Phrase
Immerse your T-shirt in the water with the fixing agent.

2. fixing

noun. ['ˈfɪksɪŋ'] (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body.

Synonyms

  • plastination
  • fixation

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • hold
  • fail

3. fixing

noun. ['ˈfɪksɪŋ'] the sterilization of an animal.

Synonyms

  • neutering
  • altering
  • spaying
  • castration
  • sterilization
  • emasculation

Antonyms

  • unscrew
  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • untie

4. fixing

noun. ['ˈfɪksɪŋ'] restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place.

Synonyms

  • stopping
  • nut and bolt
  • sealing wax
  • carabiner
  • cleat
  • button
  • press stud
  • toggle
  • nail
  • fastener
  • eyelet
  • screw
  • clothespin
  • tie
  • tie-in
  • restraint
  • zipper
  • holdfast
  • clothes pin
  • corrugated fastener
  • cottar
  • lashing
  • seal
  • clothes peg
  • dowel pin
  • zip
  • joggle
  • locker
  • clinch
  • dowel
  • paper fastener
  • fastening
  • buckle
  • hook and eye
  • grummet
  • knot
  • link
  • clasp
  • snap ring
  • clip
  • cringle
  • linkup
  • pin
  • grommet
  • toggle bolt
  • constraint
  • karabiner
  • bellyband
  • wiggle nail
  • cotter
  • lock
  • slide fastener
  • zip fastener
  • catch
  • loop
  • fillet
  • snap fastener

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

5. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect.

Synonyms

  • teratogen
  • weakener
  • retardation
  • quickener
  • lethal agent
  • eliminator
  • vasoconstrictor
  • invigorator
  • shortener
  • represser
  • mutagen
  • transmitter
  • retardent
  • stressor
  • infectious agent
  • vector
  • biological agent
  • satisfier
  • motor
  • biohazard
  • retardant
  • infective agent
  • relaxer
  • impairer
  • enlivener
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • vasoconstrictive
  • causal agent
  • repressor

Antonyms

  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

6. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a substance that exerts some force or effect.

Synonyms

  • bleaching agent
  • alkaliser
  • emmenagogue
  • nerve gas
  • diluent
  • hypoglycaemic agent
  • virucide
  • lactogen
  • antifungal
  • blanching agent
  • precipitant
  • whitener
  • antiflatulent
  • antimycotic
  • lactifuge
  • gastric antacid
  • antacid
  • thinner
  • disinfectant
  • viricide
  • drug
  • antimycotic agent
  • alkalizer
  • hypnagogue
  • chemical agent
  • coagulator
  • vermicide
  • galactagogue
  • coolant
  • germicide
  • mitogen
  • fungicide
  • hypoglycemic agent
  • coagulant
  • substance
  • dilutant
  • solvating agent
  • antiacid
  • inducer
  • nerve agent
  • antimicrobic
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • antimicrobial
  • causal agent
  • antifungal agent
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • biological
  • nonrepresentative

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

7. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations.

Synonyms

  • deputy
  • special agent
  • talent agent
  • parliamentary agent
  • proxy
  • intelligence officer
  • next friend
  • general agent
  • purchasing agent
  • shopper
  • intelligence agent
  • government agent
  • shipping agent
  • surrogate
  • universal agent
  • placeholder
  • business agent
  • representative
  • secret agent
  • booking agent
  • mill agent
  • procurator
  • handler
  • operative
  • literary agent
  • employment agent
  • bailee
  • booker

Antonyms

  • general agent
  • dissuade
  • blacken
  • black

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

8. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • factor
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

9. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.

Synonyms

  • semantic role
  • participant role

Antonyms

  • synergistic
  • septic
  • generic drug

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

10. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau.

Synonyms

  • official
  • trustbuster
  • federal official
  • federal agent
  • Federal
  • Fed
  • Indian agent

Antonyms

  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • curve
  • walk

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)
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