Dictionary Results for fixing


1. fixing - noun

· the act of putting something in working order again

Synonym(s): repair, fix, fixture, mend, mending, reparation

Hypernym(s): improvement




2. fixing - noun

· restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Synonym(s): fastener, fastening, holdfast

Hypernym(s): restraint, constraint




3. fixing - noun

· the sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering"

Synonym(s): neutering, altering

Hypernym(s): sterilization, sterilisation




4. fixing - noun

· (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

Synonym(s): fixation

Hypernym(s): preservation




5. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): repair, mend, bushel, doctor, furbish_up, restore, touch_on

Hypernym(s): better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate




6. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): fasten, secure

Hypernym(s): attach




7. fix - verb

· decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

Synonym(s): specify, set, determine, define, limit

Hypernym(s): choose, take, select, pick_out




8. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): cook, ready, make, prepare

Hypernym(s): create_from_raw_material, create_from_raw_stuff




9. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): pay_back, pay_off, get

Hypernym(s): get_even, get_back




10. fix - verb

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

Hypernym(s): establish, found, plant, constitute, institute




11. fix - verb

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

Hypernym(s): fix, prepare, set_up, ready, gear_up, set




12. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): fixate

Hypernym(s): attach




13. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise

Hypernym(s): operate_on, operate




14. fix - verb

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

Hypernym(s): influence, act_upon, work




15. fix - verb

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

Synonym(s): situate, posit, deposit

Hypernym(s): put, set, place, pose, position, lay




16. fix - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): prepare, set_up, ready, gear_up, set

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify





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