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Another word for fix

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Verb
  1. To place securely in a position or condition

      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on:
      2. The part on which one rests in sitting:
      3. A place in which one may sit:
      1. To connect or set in position and prepare for use:
      2. To induct into an office, rank, or position:
      3. To settle in an indicated place or condition; establish:
      1. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
      2. To bring about; generate or effect:
      3. To place or settle in a secure position or condition:
      1. To settle (oneself) securely or comfortably:
      2. To place or conceal in a secure place.
    See also:

    put in

  2. To make secure

      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To fix in place; secure:
      3. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. A heavy object attached to a vessel by a cable, rope, or chain and dropped into the water to keep the vessel in place either by its weight or by its flukes, which grip the bottom.
      2. A rigid point of support, as for securing a rope.
      3. A source of security or stability.
    See also:

    move

  3. To join one thing to another

      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To fix in place; secure:
      3. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To fasten, secure, or join:
      2. To connect as an adjunct or associated condition or part:
      3. To affix or append; add:
      1. To secure to something; attach:
      2. To impute; attribute:
      3. To place at the end; append:
    See also:

    assemble

  4. To become or cause to become stuck or lodged

      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter:
      2. A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper.
      3. An inn.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    move

  5. To produce a deep impression of

      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface.
      2. To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
      3. To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
      1. To produce (a mark or pattern) on a surface by pressure.
      2. To produce a mark on (a surface) by pressure.
      3. To impart a strong or vivid impression of:
      1. To affect strongly, often favorably:
      2. To produce or attempt to produce a vivid impression or image of:
      3. To mark or stamp with pressure:
      1. An excavation for the interment of a corpse.
      2. A place of burial.
      3. Death or extinction:
      1. To cut into the surface of (glass, for example) by the action of acid, especially by coating the surface with wax or another protective layer and drawing lines with a needle and then using the acid to form the lines on the unprotected parts of the surface.
      2. To make or create by this method:
      3. To draw or write by cutting or scraping:
      1. To carve, cut, or etch into a material:
      2. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into:
      3. To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
    See also:

    marks

  6. To implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible

      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter:
      2. A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper.
      3. An inn.
      1. To fix deeply or indelibly, as in the mind:
      2. To dye or stain into the fiber of.
      3. Deep-seated; ingrained.
      1. To fix in the mind; instill.
      2. To insert (a morphological element) into the body of a word.
      3. An inflectional or derivational element appearing in the body of a word. For example, in Tagalog, the active verb sulat, “write,” can be converted to a passive, “written,” by inserting the infix –in–, yielding sinulat.
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. To provide with a trench, especially for the purpose of fortifying or defending.
      2. To fix firmly or securely:
      3. To dig or occupy a trench.
      1. To fix firmly in a surrounding mass:
      2. To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole:
      3. To insert or position (a clause or phrase) within a clause or phrase.
    See also:

    move

  7. To set forth expressly and authoritatively

  8. To put into correct or conclusive form

      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. To get rid of.
      2. To transfer to another's control.
      3. To deal with conclusively with a threat or a difficult situation.
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
      1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
      2. To plan or prepare for:
      3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle:
    See also:

    do

  9. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning

      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement:
      2. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement:
      3. To transfer (an instrument, such as a promissory note) to another party by means of endorsement.
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
      1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
      2. To plan or prepare for:
      3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle:
    See also:

    agree

  10. To ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
      2. To assign as a characteristic; credit:
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
      2. To find fault with; criticize:
      3. To place responsibility for (something):
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
      1. To secure to something; attach:
      2. To impute; attribute:
      3. To place at the end; append:
    See also:

    give

  11. To restore to proper condition or functioning

      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. To patch up or restore; renovate.
      2. To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example).
      3. To vamp (a shoe) anew.
      1. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix:
      2. To set right; remedy:
      3. To restore or renew:
      1. A small piece of material affixed to another, larger piece to conceal, reinforce, or repair a worn area, hole, or tear.
      2. A small piece of cloth used for patchwork.
      3. A small cloth badge affixed to a garment as a decoration or an insignia, as of a military unit.
      1. To examine or go over carefully for needed repairs.
      2. To dismantle in order to make repairs.
      3. To slacken (a line) or to release and separate the blocks of (a tackle).
      1. To make repairs or restoration to; fix.
      2. To reform or correct:
      3. To improve in health or condition:
      1. To provide (someone) (with something); to furnish.
      2. To repair or refurbish.
      3. To prepare or provide (something).
      1. A person who is licensed to practice medicine and has trained at a school of medicine, chiropractic, optometry, podiatry, dentistry, or veterinary medicine.
      2. A practitioner of alternative medicine or folk medicine who does not have traditional medical credentials.
      3. A person who has earned the highest academic degree, usually a PhD, awarded by a college or university in a specified discipline.
    See also:

    help

  12. To alter for proper functioning

      1. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
      2. To tune (an instrument).
      1. A melody, especially a simple and easily remembered one.
      2. A song.
      3. The state of being in correct pitch:
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
      2. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement:
      3. To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
      1. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      2. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
      3. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
  13. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

      1. Prepared or available for service, action, or progress:
      2. Mentally disposed; willing:
      3. Likely or about to do something:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      2. Highest in quality; excellent:
      3. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      1. To make ready beforehand for a specific purpose, as for an event or occasion:
      2. To put together or make by combining various elements or ingredients; manufacture or compound:
      3. To fit out; equip:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To be the proper size and shape for:
      2. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
      3. To measure for proper size:
    See also:

    prepared

  14. To render incapable of reproducing sexually

  15. To exact revenge for or from

  16. To prearrange the outcome of (a contest) unlawfully

      1. To interfere in a harmful or disruptive manner; meddle:
      2. To make alterations or adjustments, especially secretly so as to subvert an intended purpose or function:
      3. To engage in improper or secret actions, as in an effort to influence an outcome:
    See also:

    crimes

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

      1. Money, especially counterfeit money.
      2. Money accepted as a bribe.
      3. Stolen goods; swag.
      1. The return on an investment.
      2. The discharge of a debt or obligation.
      3. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
      1. Payment of a party, especially a disc jockey or radio station, for the promotion of a product or service, such as a commercial musical recording, without making the legally required disclosure of sponsorship.
      2. The money used to make such payment.
      1. To unite (a shoot or bud) with a growing plant by insertion or by placing in close contact.
      2. To join (a plant or plants) by such union.
      3. To transplant or implant (living tissue, for example) surgically into a bodily part to replace a damaged part or compensate for a defect.
      1. Money or some other benefit given to a person in power, especially a public official, in an effort to cause the person to take a particular action.
      2. Something offered to induce another to do something:
      3. To give, offer, or promise a bribe to.
  2. A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. An edible product, such as a cucumber, that has been preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.
      2. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
      3. A chemical solution, such as an acid, that is used as a bath to remove scale and oxides from the surface of metals before plating or finishing.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
      2. Dense fog.
      3. Nitroglycerine.
      1. To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument:
      2. To abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument.
      3. To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object.
      1. Land with a soft muddy surface.
      2. A difficult or precarious situation; a predicament.
      1. A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
      2. One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. To drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position:
      2. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on:
      3. To cause (moving parts, for example) to lock into an unworkable position:
      1. An area in which there is dangerous unrest or hostile action:
      2. A lively and popular place, such as a nightclub.
      3. An area of intense heat, radiation, or activity.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. Of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture.
      2. Of or relating to the Dutch language.
      3. German.
      1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
      2. A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
      3. An argument that presents two alternatives, each of which has the same consequence.
      1. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      1. Of, relating to, or carried on in waters of a relatively great depth:
      1. The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle:
      2. The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
      3. The place where two roads or streets join or intersect.
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
    See also:

    easy

Idioms:

    fix up

  1. To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing

  2. fix up

  3. To restore to proper condition or functioning

Another word for fix

Noun
      1. To drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position:
      2. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on:
      3. To cause (moving parts, for example) to lock into an unworkable position:
      1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
      2. A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
      3. An argument that presents two alternatives, each of which has the same consequence.
      1. A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
      2. One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
Verb
  1. To make firm

      1. To fasten, secure, or join:
      2. To connect as an adjunct or associated condition or part:
      3. To affix or append; add:
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To set in firmly, as into the ground:
      2. To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill:
      3. To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically:
      1. Any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically containing chloroplasts, having cell walls made of cellulose, producing embryos, and lacking the power of locomotion. Plants include trees, bushes, herbs, ferns, mosses, and certain green algae.
      2. A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
      3. Any of various fungi, algae, or protists that resemble plants and were formerly classified in the plant kingdom. Not in scientific use.
    See also:

    fasten

  2. To prepare a meal

      1. Used other than as an idiom: see get,‎ ready.
      2. To prepare, to make ready or prepared
      3. (intransitive) To prepare, to make oneself prepared
      1. A form of energy associated with the motion of atoms or molecules and capable of being transmitted through solid and fluid media by conduction, through fluid media by convection, and through empty space by radiation.
      2. The transfer of energy from one body to another as a result of a difference in temperature or a change in phase.
      3. The sensation or perception of such energy as warmth or hotness.
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To prepare (food) for eating by applying heat.
      2. To prepare or treat by heating:
      3. To alter or falsify so as to make a more favorable impression; doctor:
    See also:

    cook

  3. To put in order

      1. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      2. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
      3. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
      1. To make repairs or restoration to; fix.
      2. To reform or correct:
      3. To improve in health or condition:
      1. To make or put right:
      2. To remove the errors or mistakes from:
      3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
  4. *To prearrange

    See also:

    bribe

  5. *To get even with