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fix

 (fĭks)
v. fixed, fix·ing, fix·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To correct or set right; adjust: fix a misspelling; fix the out-of-date accounts.
b. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair: fix a broken machine.
2.
a. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare: fixed the room for the guests; fix lunch for the kids.
b. To spay or castrate (an animal).
c. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means: fix a prizefight; fix a jury.
d. Informal To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
3.
a. To place securely; make stable or firm: fixed the tent poles in the ground. See Synonyms at fasten.
b. To secure to another; attach: fixing the notice to the board with tacks.
4.
a. To put into a stable or unalterable form: tried to fix the conversation in her memory.
b. To make (a chemical substance) nonvolatile or solid.
c. Biology To convert (nitrogen or carbon) into stable, biologically assimilable compounds.
d. To kill and preserve (a specimen) intact for microscopic study.
e. To prevent discoloration of (a photographic image) by washing or coating with a chemical preservative.
5. To direct steadily: fixed her eyes on the road ahead.
6. To capture or hold: The man with the long beard fixed our attention.
7.
a. To set or place definitely; establish: fixed her residence in a coastal village.
b. To determine with accuracy; ascertain: fixed the date of the ancient artifacts.
c. To agree on; arrange: fix a time to meet.
8. To assign; attribute: fixing the blame.
9. Computers To convert (data) from floating-point notation to fixed-point notation.
v.intr.
1. To direct one's efforts or attention; concentrate: We fixed on the immediate goal.
2. To become stable or firm; harden: Fresh plaster will fix in a few hours.
3. Chiefly Southern US To be on the verge of; to be making preparations for. Used in progressive tenses with the infinitive: We were fixing to leave without you.
n.
1.
a. The act of adjusting, correcting, or repairing.
b. Informal Something that repairs or restores; a solution: no easy fix for an intractable problem.
2. The position, as of a ship or aircraft, determined by visual observations with the aid of equipment.
3. A clear determination or understanding: a briefing that gave us a fix on the current situation.
4. An instance of arranging a special consideration, such as an exemption from a requirement, or an improper or illegal outcome, especially by means of bribery.
5. A difficult or embarrassing situation; a predicament: "If we get left on this wreck we are in a fix" (Mark Twain). See Synonyms at predicament.
6. Slang An amount or dose of something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic.
Phrasal Verb:
fix up
1. To improve the appearance or condition of; refurbish.
2. To provide; equip.
3. Informal To provide a companion on a date for: fixed me up with an escort at the last minute.
Idiom:
fix (someone's) wagon
To get revenge on another.

[Middle English fixen, from fix, fixed in position, from Latin fīxus, past participle of fīgere, to fasten; see dhīgw- in Indo-European roots.]

fix′a·ble adj.
Our Living Language Fixin' to ranks with y'all as one of the best known markers of dialects of the Southern United States, although it occasionally appears in the informal speech and writing of non-Southerners as well. Fixin' to means "on the verge of or in preparation for (doing a given thing)." It often follows a form of the verb to be, and it consists of the present participle of the verb fix followed by the infinitive marker to: They were fixin' to leave without me. Although locutions like is fixin' to can be used somewhat like the auxiliary verb will in sentences that describe future events, fixin' to can refer only to events that immediately follow the speaker's point of reference. One cannot say, We're fixin' to have a baby in a couple of years. The use of fixin' to as an immediate or proximate future is very common in African American Vernacular English, and is one of many features that this variety of English shares with Southern dialects. Although this expression sometimes appears in writing as fixing to, in speech it is usually pronounced fixin' to.

fix

(fɪks)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to make or become firm, stable, or secure
2. to attach or place permanently: fix the mirror to the wall.
3. (often foll by up) to settle definitely; decide: let us fix a date.
4. to hold or direct (eyes, attention, etc) steadily: he fixed his gaze on the woman.
5. to call to attention or rivet
6. to make rigid: to fix one's jaw.
7. to place or ascribe: to fix the blame on someone.
8. to mend or repair
9. informal to provide with: how are you fixed for supplies?.
10. informal to influence (a person, outcome of a contest, etc) unfairly, as by bribery
11. slang to take revenge on; get even with, esp by killing
12. informal to give (someone) his just deserts: that'll fix him.
13. informal to arrange or put in order: to fix one's hair.
14. informal to prepare: to fix a meal.
15. dialect or informal to spay or castrate (an animal)
16. dialect or informal US to prepare oneself: I'm fixing to go out.
17. (Photography) photog to treat (a film, plate, or paper) with fixer to make permanent the image rendered visible by developer
18. (Biology) cytology to kill, preserve, and harden (tissue, cells, etc) for subsequent microscopic study
19. (Biology)
a. to convert (atmospheric nitrogen) into nitrogen compounds, as in the manufacture of fertilizers or the action of bacteria in the soil
b. to convert (carbon dioxide) into organic compounds, esp carbohydrates, as occurs in photosynthesis in plants and some microorganisms
20. (Chemistry) to reduce (a substance) to a solid or condensed state or a less volatile state
21. (intr) slang to inject a drug
n
22. informal a predicament; dilemma
23. (Navigation) the ascertaining of the navigational position, as of a ship, by radar, observation, etc
24. slang an intravenous injection of a drug, esp heroin
25. informal an act or instance of bribery
[C15: from Medieval Latin fixāre, from Latin fixus fixed, from Latin fīgere]
ˈfixable adj

fix

(fɪks)

v.t.
1. to repair; mend.
2. to put in order; adjust or arrange: Fix your hair!
3. to make fast, firm, or stable.
4. to place definitely and more or less permanently.
5. to settle definitely; determine: to fix a price.
6. to direct (the eyes, the attention, etc.) steadily.
7. to attract and hold (the eye, the attention, etc.).
8. to make set or rigid.
9. to put into permanent form.
10. to put or place (responsibility, blame, etc.) on a person.
11. to assign or refer to: to fix a time for the meeting.
12. to arrange or influence the outcome or action of, esp. privately or dishonestly: to fix a game.
13. to get (a meal) ready; prepare (food).
14. to put in a condition or position to make no further trouble.
15. Informal. to get even with.
16. to castrate or spay (an animal, esp. a pet).
17.
a. to make (a chemical) stable in consistency or condition; reduce from fluidity or volatility to a more stable state.
b. to convert atmospheric nitrogen into a useful compound, as a nitrate fertilizer.
18. to render (a photographic image) permanent by removing light-sensitive silver halides.
19. to kill, make rigid, and preserve for microscopic study.
v.i.
20. to become fixed.
21. to become set; assume a rigid or solid form.
22. to become stable or permanent.
23. to settle down.
24. Chiefly Southern U.S. to prepare; plan: I was just fixing to call you.
25. fix on or upon, to decide on; determine.
26. fix up,
a. to make arrangements for.
b. to provide with an introduction to someone for a date.
c. to repair, cure, or resolve.
n.
27. a position from which it is difficult to escape; predicament.
28. a repair, adjustment, or solution, usu. of an immediate nature.
29. a charted position of a vessel or aircraft, determined by two or more bearings taken on landmarks, heavenly bodies, etc.
30. a clear determination: Can you get a fix on the meaning of this paragraph?
31. Slang. an injection of heroin or other narcotic.
32. Slang. an underhand or illegal arrangement.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin fixāre, derivative of Latin fixus fixed]
fix′a•ble, adj.
fix`a•bil′i•ty, n.
fix′er, n.
usage: fix meaning “to repair,” which is probably an Americanism, is fully standard in all varieties of speech and writing. fix (to) meaning “to prepare, plan (to)” is another Americanism: We're fixing to go to town. It once occurred in all the E coastal states, but it is now chiefly an informal spoken form in the South Midland and South.

fix

A position determined from terrestrial, electronic, or astronomical data.

fix


Past participle: fixed
Gerund: fixing

Imperative
fix
fix
Present
I fix
you fix
he/she/it fixes
we fix
you fix
they fix
Preterite
I fixed
you fixed
he/she/it fixed
we fixed
you fixed
they fixed
Present Continuous
I am fixing
you are fixing
he/she/it is fixing
we are fixing
you are fixing
they are fixing
Present Perfect
I have fixed
you have fixed
he/she/it has fixed
we have fixed
you have fixed
they have fixed
Past Continuous
I was fixing
you were fixing
he/she/it was fixing
we were fixing
you were fixing
they were fixing
Past Perfect
I had fixed
you had fixed
he/she/it had fixed
we had fixed
you had fixed
they had fixed
Future
I will fix
you will fix
he/she/it will fix
we will fix
you will fix
they will fix
Future Perfect
I will have fixed
you will have fixed
he/she/it will have fixed
we will have fixed
you will have fixed
they will have fixed
Future Continuous
I will be fixing
you will be fixing
he/she/it will be fixing
we will be fixing
you will be fixing
they will be fixing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fixing
you have been fixing
he/she/it has been fixing
we have been fixing
you have been fixing
they have been fixing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fixing
you will have been fixing
he/she/it will have been fixing
we will have been fixing
you will have been fixing
they will have been fixing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fixing
you had been fixing
he/she/it had been fixing
we had been fixing
you had been fixing
they had been fixing
Conditional
I would fix
you would fix
he/she/it would fix
we would fix
you would fix
they would fix
Past Conditional
I would have fixed
you would have fixed
he/she/it would have fixed
we would have fixed
you would have fixed
they would have fixed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fix - informal terms for a difficult situationfix - informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
difficulty - a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
dog's breakfast, dog's dinner - a poor job; a mess; "they made a real dog's breakfast of that job"
2.fix - something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; "she needed a fix of chocolate"
intravenous injection - an injection into a vein
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
3.fix - the act of putting something in working order againfix - the act of putting something in working order again
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
darning - the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
patching - the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
maintenance, upkeep, care - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
quick fix, quickie, quicky, band aid - hurried repair
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
restitution - the act of restoring something to its original state
4.fix - an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
granting immunity, exemption, immunity - an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
5.fix - a determination of the place where something isfix - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
echo sounding, echolocation - determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
Verb1.fix - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or brokenfix - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
tinker, fiddle - try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"
fill - plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"
patch, piece - repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"
cobble - repair or mend; "cobble shoes"
repoint, point - repair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney"
troubleshoot, trouble-shoot - solve problems; "He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"
patch up, patch - mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole"
resole, sole - put a new sole on; "sole the shoes"
revamp, vamp - provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"
reheel, heel - put a new heel on; "heel shoes"
darn - repair by sewing; "darn socks"
2.fix - cause to be firmly attachedfix - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
strap - secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
tie, bind - fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
rig - connect or secure to; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
bitt - secure with a bitt; "bitt the ship line"
latch - fasten with a latch; "latch the door"
garter - fasten with or as if with a garter
chain - fasten or secure with chains; "Chain the chairs together"
cable - fasten with a cable; "cable trees"
picket - fasten with a picket; "picket the goat"
rope up - attach to one another, for safety; "The mountaineers roped up when they started the final ascent"
attach - cause to be attached
cinch, girth - tie a cinch around; "cinch horses"
bandage, bind - wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
cramp - secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"
cleat - secure on a cleat; "cleat a line"
cast anchor, drop anchor, anchor - secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"
anchor, ground - fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
moor - secure with cables or ropes; "moor the boat"
moor, berth, tie up - secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
spike - secure with spikes
sew, sew together, stitch, run up - fasten by sewing; do needlework
crank - fasten with a crank
noose - secure with a noose
chock - secure with chocks
brad - fasten with brads
bight - fasten with a bight
belay - fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
belay - turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
bar - secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"
clamp - fasten or fix with a clamp; "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"
velcro - fasten with Velcro; "velcro the belt"
stay - fasten with stays
clinch - flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched"
clinch - secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; "The girder was clinched into the wall"
lock - fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"
lock up - secure by locking; "lock up the house before you go on vacation"
hasp - secure or lock with a hasp
zip, zip up, zipper - close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
tack - fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"
string - string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package"
hook - fasten with a hook
belt - fasten with a belt; "belt your trousers"
cement - bind or join with or as if with cement
grout - bind with grout; "grout the bathtub"
staple - secure or fasten with a staple or staples; "staple the papers together"
rivet - fasten with a rivet or rivets
button - fasten with buttons; "button the dress"
pin - attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
hang, hang up - cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
hang - place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction; "hang a door"
deposit, stick, wedge, lodge - put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
entrench, intrench - fix firmly or securely
buckle, clasp - fasten with a buckle or buckles
brooch, clasp - fasten with or as if with a brooch
stake - tie or fasten to a stake; "stake your goat"
wire - fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support"
coapt - fit tightly and fasten
joggle - fasten or join with a joggle
joint - fasten with a joint
toggle - fasten with, or as if with, a toggle
3.fix - decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
quantify - use as a quantifier
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
name - mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
reset - set anew; "They re-set the date on the clock"
define - give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
4.fix - prepare for eating by applying heatfix - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
preserve, keep - prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
dress out, dress - kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"
deglaze - dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring
escallop, scallop - bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
flambe - pour liquor over and ignite (a dish)
put on - put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!"
devil - coat or stuff with a spicy paste; "devilled eggs"
precook - cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long; "precook the rice"
whip up, whomp up - prepare or cook quickly or hastily
cook up, concoct - prepare or cook by mixing ingredients; "concoct a strange mixture"
lard - prepare or cook with lard; "lard meat"
make - gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"
5.fix - take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
get back, get even - take revenge or even out a score; "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
pay - make a compensation for; "a favor that cannot be paid back"
6.fix - set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
institute, establish, found, plant, constitute - set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
7.fix - kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
cytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - 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"
8.fix - make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame"
attach - cause to be attached
9.fix - make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
neuter, spay, castrate, alter - remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, castrate - remove the testicles of a male animal
vasectomise, vasectomize - remove the vas deferens; "many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"
operate on, operate - perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
10.fix - influence an event or its outcome by illegal means; "fix a race"
act upon, influence, work - have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
11.fix - put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
bury - place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
sediment - deposit as a sediment
12.fix - 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"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
socialise, socialize - prepare for social life; "Children have to be socialized in school"
provide - take measures in preparation for; "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
cram - prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
precondition - put into the required condition beforehand
fix - kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
mount - fix onto a backing, setting, or support; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
lay out, set up, set - get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
winterise, winterize - prepare for winter; "winterize cars"; "winterize your houses"
summerise, summerize - prepare for summer; "summerize your car"; "summerize a house"
prime - insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
crop, cultivate, work - prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
brace, poise - prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

fix

verb
1. place, join, stick, attach, set, position, couple, plant, link, establish, tie, settle, secure, bind, root, connect, locate, pin, install, anchor, glue, cement, implant, embed, fasten, make fast Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
3. arrange, organize, sort out, see to, fix up, make arrangements for I've fixed it for you to see them.
4. repair, mend, service, sort, correct, restore, adjust, regulate, see to, overhaul, patch up, get working, put right, put to rights If something is broken, we fix it.
5. focus, direct at, level at, fasten on, rivet on Attention is fixed on the stock market.
6. prepare, make, cook, put together, get ready She fixed some food for us.
7. neaten, arrange, adjust, tidy, tidy up, put in order 'I've got to fix my hair,' I said.
8. (Informal) rig, set up (informal), influence, manipulate, bribe, manoeuvre, fiddle (informal), pull strings (informal) They offered players bribes to fix a league match.
10. stabilize, set, consolidate, harden, thicken, stiffen, solidify, congeal, rigidify Egg yolk is used to fix the pigment.
noun
1. solution, result, answer, resolution, cure, remedy, antidote Those changes could just be a temporary fix.
2. dose, hit, shot, injection She needed her daily fix of publicity.
3. (Informal) mess, spot (informal), corner, hole (slang), difficulty, jam (informal), dilemma, embarrassment, plight, hot water (informal), pickle (informal), uphill (S. African), predicament, difficult situation, quandary, tight spot, ticklish situation The government has got itself in a fix.
fix someone up provide, supply, accommodate, bring about, furnish, lay on, arrange for We'll fix him up with a job.
fix something up arrange, plan, settle, fix, organize, sort out, agree on, make arrangements for I fixed up an appointment to see her.
Proverbs
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it"

fix

verb
1. To place securely in a position or condition:
2. To make secure:
Idiom: make fast.
3. To join one thing to another:
4. To become or cause to become stuck or lodged:
5. To produce a deep impression of:
6. To implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible:
7. To set forth expressly and authoritatively:
8. To put into correct or conclusive form:
9. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning:
10. To ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to:
11. To restore to proper condition or functioning:
Idiom: set right.
12. To alter for proper functioning:
Music: attune.
13. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose:
14. To render incapable of reproducing sexually:
15. Informal. To exact revenge for or from:
Archaic: wreak.
Idioms: even the score, get back at, get even with, pay back in kind, settle accounts, take an eye for an eye.
16. To prearrange the outcome of (a contest) unlawfully:
phrasal verb
fix up
1. To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing:
smarten (up), spruce (up).
2. To restore to proper condition or functioning:
Idiom: set right.
noun
1. 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:
Informal: payoff.
Slang: boodle.
2. A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:
Informal: bind, pickle, spot.
Translations
، يُرَكِّز، يُوَجِّهوَرْطَه، صُعوبَهيُثَبِّتُيُثَبِّتيُرَتِّب، يُعيِّن، يُحَدِّد
opravitpřipevnitpřipravitšlamastikastanovit
ordnerepareresørge forarrangerefæstne
kiinnittääkorjatasopiavalmistaa
popraviti
fixálpácszorultság
ákveîafestafesta , tengjafesta, einbeinafesta, gera ónæman fyrir áhrifum ljóss
・・・を修理する固定する
...을 (...에) 고정시키다수리하다
fiksuotiidėja fiksįdėmiaiįsikalimas į galvąįsmeigęs akis
cieši raudzīties uz kaut ko/kādufiksētķezakļūmīgs stāvoklisnostiprināt
ustáliť
določitipopravitipritrditi
fixfixalaga
ซ่อมติด, ผนึก
açmazdikmekgüç durumhazırlamakkararlaştırmak
gắnsửa chữa

fix

[fɪks]
A. VT
1. (= position) → fijar, asegurar
to fix sth in placefijar or asegurar algo en su sitio
to fix a stake in the groundclavar or fijar una estaca en el suelo
2. (= attach)
2.1. (with nails) → clavar; (with string) → atar, amarrar; (with glue) → pegar
to fix sth to sth: fix the mirror to the wallfije el espejo a la pared
I fixed the hose to the tapajusté la manguera al grifo
the phone is fixed to the wallel teléfono está colgado de la pared
the chairs and desks are fixed to the floorlas sillas y mesas están sujetas or atornilladas al suelo
they fixed the two pieces of bone together with a metal plateunieron los dos trozos de hueso con una placa de metal
2.2. [+ bayonet] → calar
with fixed bayonetscon bayonetas caladas
3. (fig) (= set firmly) to fix sth in one's memory/mindgrabar algo en la memoria/la mente
the image of her was now firmly fixed in his mindsu imagen estaba ahora firmemente grabada en su mente
4. (= lay) to fix the blame on sbechar la culpa a algn
5. (= arrange, settle) [+ date, time] → fijar; [+ meeting] → fijar, convenir
we must fix a date to have lunchtenemos que fijar un día para quedar a comer
nothing's been fixed yettodavía no se ha decidido or acordado nada
I've fixed it for you to meet herlo he arreglado para que la conozcas
how are you fixed for this evening?¿tienes planes para esta noche?
how are we fixed for money?¿qué tal andamos de dinero?
how are we fixed for time?¿cómo vamos de tiempo?
6. (= set)
6.1. (honestly) [+ price, rate] → fijar
6.2. (= rig) [+ fight, race, election] → amañar; [+ price] → fijar
they're in a dispute over price fixingtienen una disputa por la fijación de los precios
7. (= rivet) [+ eyes, gaze] → fijar, clavar; [+ attention] → fijar
she fixed her eyes on himle clavó los ojos, fijó la mirada en él
he fixed his gaze on the horizonmiró fijamente al horizonte
she fixed him with an angry glarelo miró fijamente con indignación
she had fixed all her hopes on passing the examtenía todas sus esperanzas puestas en aprobar el examen
8. (= repair) [+ car, appliance] → arreglar, reparar
to get or have sth fixedarreglar or reparar algo
I've got to get my car fixed this weektengo que arreglar or reparar el coche esta semana, tengo que llevar el coche a arreglar or reparar esta semana
I should have my teeth fixedtendría que arreglarme los dientes
9. (= solve) [+ problem] → solucionar
10. (= deal with) → encargarse de; (= kill) → cargarse a
I'll soon fix him!¡ya me encargo yo de él!, ¡ya le ajustaré las cuentas!
11. (= prepare) [+ meal, drink] → preparar
I fixed myself a coffeeme preparé un café
12. (esp US) (= tidy up) [+ hair, makeup] → arreglar
to fix one's hairarreglarse el pelo
13. (= make permanent) [+ film, colour, dye] → fijar
14. (= neuter) [+ animal] → operar
B. VI (US)
1. (= intend) → tener intención de
I'm fixing to go to graduate schooltengo intención de or tengo pensado hacer estudios de postgraduado
2. (= arrange) we had already fixed to go to the theatreya habíamos quedado para ir al teatro
C. N
1. (= predicament) → apuro m, aprieto m
to be in/get into a fixestar/meterse en un apuro or un aprieto
2. [of drug] (gen) → dosis f inv; (when injected) → pinchazo m, chute m (Sp)
to give o.s. a fixpincharse, chutarse (Sp)
she needs her daily fix of publicitynecesita su dosis diaria de publicidad
3. (Aer, Naut) → posición f
to get a fix on sth (lit) → establecer la posición de algo, localizar algo
it's been hard to get a fix on what's going on (fig) → ha sido difícil entender lo que pasa
4. (= set-up) → tongo m
the fight/result was a fixhubo tongo en la pelea/el resultado
5. (= solution) → arreglo m, apaño m
there is no quick-fix solution to this problemno existe un arreglo or apaño rápido para este problema
fix on
A. VT + ADV [+ top, lid] → colocar
B. VI + PREP (= decide on) [+ date, time] → fijar
they haven't fixed on a name yetno se han decidido por un nombre todavía
fix up
A. VT + ADV
1. (= arrange) [+ date] → fijar; [+ meeting] → fijar, convenir
I fixed up an appointment to see herconcerté una cita para verla
to fix sth up with sbquedar con algn en algo, convenir algo con algn
2. (= repair) → arreglar
he buys properties to fix them upcompra casas para arreglarlas
3. (= set up, install) → instalar, poner
he fixed up the lighting in my flatinstaló la iluminación de mi piso, puso las luces de mi piso
4. (= put in order) → arreglar
I'll have to fix the place up a bit before they arrivetendré que arreglar un poco la casa antes de que lleguen
5. (= provide) to fix sb up with sth: fix sb up with a jobencontrar or conseguir un trabajo para algn
I can fix you up with a place to staypuedo conseguirte un sitio para alojarte
6. (= find partner for) they're always trying to fix me up with friends of theirssiempre están intentando encontrarme un novio entre sus amigos
B. VI + ADV to fix up with sbarreglarlo con algn
to fix up with sb to + INFINconvenir con algn en + infin

fix

[ˈfɪks]
vt
(= mend) → réparer
Can you fix my bike? → Est-ce que tu peux réparer mon vélo?
(= sort out) [+ problem] → arranger
(= set) [+ date] → fixer; [+ price, sum] → fixer
Let's fix a date for the party → Fixons une date pour la soirée.
The meeting is fixed for the 11th → La réunion est prévue le 11.
They fixed a price for the car → Ils ont fixé un prix pour la voiture.
(= make ready) [+ meal, drink] → préparer
Janice fixed some food for us → Janice nous a préparé à manger.
[+ game] → truquer
(= attach) to fix sth to sth → attacher qch à qch
to fix sth on sth (with pin, nail)accrocher qch à qch
It is fixed on the wall → C'est accroché au mur.
to fix one's eyes on sb/sth → fixer qn/qch du regard
to fix one's attention on sb/sth → fixer son attention sur qn/qch
n
(= difficulty) to be in a fix → être dans le pétrin
to get o.s. into a fix → se mettre dans le pétrin
[addict] → dose f
I need my daily fix of coffee → Il me faut ma dose quotidienne de café.
(= cheat)
The fight was a fix → Le combat était truqué.
fix up
vt sep
[+ meeting] → arranger
to fix sb up with sth (= get sth for sb) → trouver qch pour qn
He was fixed up with a job → On lui a trouvé un emploi.

fix

vt
(= make firm)befestigen, festmachen (→ sth to sth etw an/auf etw dat); (= put on, install) new aerial, new dynamoanbringen; (fig) ideas, imagesverankern, festsetzen; to fix a stake in the groundeinen Pfahl im Boden verankern; to fix the blame on somebodydie Schuld auf jdn schieben, jdm die Schuld geben; this image was firmly fixed in his memorydiese Vorstellung war fest in seinem Gedächtnis verankert; to fix something in one’s mindsich (dat)etw fest einprägen; to fix bayonetsdie Bajonette aufpflanzen
eyes, attentionrichten (→ on, upon auf +acc); gun, camera, radarrichten (→ on auf +acc); all eyes were/everybody’s attention was fixed on heralle sahen sie wie gebannt an; to fix somebody with an angry stare (liter)jdn mit wütenden Blicken durchbohren; to fix somebody with a look of concern (liter)einen besorgten Blick auf jdn richten
date, price, limitfestsetzen, festlegen; (= agree on)ausmachen, beschließen; nothing has been fixed yetes liegt noch nichts fest, es ist noch nichts fest (ausgemacht or beschlossen worden)
(= arrange)arrangieren; tickets, taxi etcbesorgen, organisieren (inf); have you got anything fixed for tonight?haben Sie (für) heute Abend schon etwas vor?; I fixed it so that he could go to the concertich habe es arrangiert, dass er zu dem Konzert gehen kann
(= straighten out, sort out)in Ordnung bringen, regeln; don’t worry, I’ll fix things with himmach dir keine Gedanken, ich regle das mit ihm or ich bringe das in Ordnung
(inf: = get even with, sort out) I’ll fix himdem werd ichs besorgen (inf); the Mafia will fix himden wird sich (dat)die Mafia vornehmen (inf)or vorknöpfen (inf)
(= repair)in Ordnung bringen, (ganz) machen (inf); (= put in good order, adjust)machen (inf)
drink, mealmachen; to fix one’s hair/facesich frisieren/schminken
(inf: = arrange dishonestly) race, fight, jurymanipulieren; pricesabsprechen; the whole thing was fixeddas war eine abgekartete Sache (inf)
(Chem, Phot) → fixieren
(Naut, Aviat) positionbestimmen; submarine etcorten
vi (US inf: = intend) → vorhaben; I’m fixing to get married soonich habe vor, bald zu heiraten
n
(inf: = tricky situation) → Patsche f (inf), → Klemme f (inf); to be in a fixin der Patsche or Klemme sitzen (inf); to get oneself into a fixsich (dat)eine schöne Suppe einbrocken (inf)
(Naut) → Position f, → Standort m; to take a fix on somethingetw orten; to get a fix on somebody/something (fig: = get clear about) → sich (dat)Klarheit über jdn/etw verschaffen
(inf: of drugs) → Druck m (sl); to give oneself a fixsich (dat)einen Schuss setzen (inf), → sich (dat)einen Druck verpassen (sl); I need my daily fix of chocolate (inf)ich brauche meine tägliche Schokoladenration
(inf) the fight/competition was a fixder Kampf/Wettbewerb war eine abgekartete Sache (inf)

fix

[fɪks]
1. n
a. (fam) (predicament) → pasticcio, guaio
to be in a fix → essere in un pasticcio, essere nei guai
to get o.s. into a fix → cacciarsi nei guai
b. (fam) (of drug) → pera
c. the fight was a fix (fam) → l'incontro è stato truccato
d. (Aer, Naut) → posizione f
to take a fix on → fare il punto su
2. vt
a. (gen) (Phot) (fig) → fissare; (with string) → legare, fissare
to fix one's gaze on → fermare lo sguardo su
to fix the blame on sb/sth → dare or attribuire la colpa a qn/qc
to fix sth in one's mind → imprimersi qc nella mente
b. (date, price) → fissare, stabilire; (fight, race) → truccare
I'll fix everything → ci penso io, sistemo tutto io
I'll fix him! (fam) → lo sistemo io!, lo metto a posto io!
c. (repair) → accomodare, riparare
d. (Am) (make ready, meal, drink) → preparare
can I fix you a drink? → cosa posso offrirti da bere?
to fix one's hair → darsi una pettinata
fix on
1. vt + adv (badge, lid) → fissare, attaccare
2. vi + prep (decide on) → fissare
fix up vt + adv (arrange, date, meeting) → fissare, stabilire
to fix sb up with sth → procurare qc a qn

fix

(fiks) verb
1. to make firm or steady. He fixed the post firmly in the ground; He fixed his eyes on the door.
2. to attach; to join. He fixed the shelf to the wall.
3. to mend or repair. He has succeeded in fixing my watch.
4. to direct (attention, a look etc) at. She fixed all her attention on me.
5. (often with up) to arrange; to settle. to fix a price; We fixed (up) a meeting.
6. to make (something) permanent by the use of certain chemicals. to fix a photgraphic print.
7. to prepare; to get ready. I'll fix dinner tonight.
noun
trouble; a difficulty. I'm in a terrible fix!
fixˈation noun
a strong idea or opinion for or against something that one does not or cannot change. She has a fixation about travelling alone.
fixed adjective
1. arranged in advance; settled. a fixed price.
2. steady; not moving. a fixed gaze/stare.
3. arranged illegally or dishonestly. The result was fixed.
fixedly (ˈfiksidli) adverb
steadily. He stared fixedly.
fixture (ˈfikstʃə) noun
1. a fixed piece of furniture etc. We can't move the cupboard – it's a built-in fixture.
2. an event, especially sporting, arranged for a certain time. The football team has a fixture on Saturday.
fix on
to decide on, choose. Have you fixed on a date for the wedding?
fix (someone) up with (something)
to provide (someone) with (something). Can you fix me up with a car for tomorrow?

fix

يُثَبِّتُ, يُصْلِحُ opravit, připevnit ordne befestigen, reparieren επισκευάζω, στερεώνω fijar, reparar kiinnittää, korjata fixer, réparer popraviti fissare, riparare ・・・を修理する, 固定する ...을 (...에) 고정시키다, 수리하다 repareren feste, reparere naprawić, umocować consertar, fixar, reparar закреплять, починить laga ซ่อม, ติด, ผนึก onarmak, sabitlemek gắn, sửa chữa 修好, 固定

fix

v. [fasten] fijar, asegurar;
to fix uparreglar; convenir.

fix

vt arreglar, reparar
References in classic literature ?
Don't cry, dear, but just exert yourself a bit, and fix us up something to eat.
A carpenter came to fix the bed so that it would be on a level with the window.
And so you met him, Miss Christie, as usual," continued Dick, endeavoring under the appearance of a large social experience to conceal an eager anxiety to know the details--"so you met him; and, in course, you didn't let on yer knew him, so to speak, nat'rally, or p'raps you kinder like asked him to fix your saddle-girth, and give him a five-dollar piece--eh?