Synonyms of fix in English:

fix


See definition of fix

verb

1‘twenty-five signs were fixed to lamp posts’

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fasten, attach, affix, secure
make fast, join, connect, couple, link
install, implant, plant, embed, anchor
stick, glue, bond, cement
pin, nail, screw, bolt, clamp, clip
bind, tie, lash
establish, position, station, situate
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remove

2‘the words have remained fixed in my memory’

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stick, lodge, implant, embed, anchor

3‘Ben nodded, his eyes fixed on the ground’

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focus, direct, level, point, rivet, train, turn
converge, zero in

4‘modern television techniques of fixing human attention’

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attract, draw
hold, grip, engage, captivate, absorb, rivet
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lose

5‘he fixed my washing machine’

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repair, mend, patch up, put right, put to rights, set right, get working, make as good as new, see to
restore, restore to working order, remedy, rectify, put back together
overhaul, service, renovate, recondition, rehabilitate, rebuild, reconstruct, refit, adjust
Northern English fettle
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break, damage

6‘James fixed it for his parents to watch the show from the wings’

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arrange, organize, contrive, sort out, see to, see about
manage, engineer, orchestrate, find a way
informal swing, wangle, pull strings

7‘Laura was fixing her hair’

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neaten, arrange, put in order, adjust
style, groom, comb, brush, preen, primp, dress
informal do

8‘Chris will fix supper’

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prepare, cook, make, make ready, put together, get
informal rustle up, knock up

9‘the committee will fix a date for a special meeting’

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decide on, select, choose, resolve on
determine, arrive at, settle, set, finalize, arrange, prearrange, establish, allot, prescribe
designate, define, name, ordain, appoint, specify, stipulate

10‘chemicals must be used to fix the dye’

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make permanent, make fast, set

11‘the fight was fixed’

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rig, arrange fraudulently, prearrange the result of, predetermine the result of
tamper with, manipulate, manoeuvre, twist, influence
informal fiddle, set up

12‘don't tell anybody what I said, or I'll fix you!’

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revenge oneself on, get one's revenge on, be revenged on, avenge oneself on, wreak vengeance on, take retribution on, get even with, give someone their just deserts, hit back at, get back at, settle a score with, settle the score with, settle accounts with, take reprisals against, punish, deal with
informal get one's own back on, pay someone back, pay someone out, give someone their comeuppance, sort someone out, settle someone's hash, cook someone's goose

13‘two junkies looking for a place where they could fix’

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inject drugs, take drugs
informal shoot up, mainline, get one's fix

14‘the cat has been taken to the vet to be fixed’

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castrate, neuter, geld, cut, emasculate
spay
desex, sterilize
North American, Australian alter
informal doctor
rare evirate, caponize, eunuchize

noun

1‘they got themselves into a bit of a fix’

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predicament, plight, difficulty, difficult situation, awkward situation, spot of trouble, bit of bother, corner, ticklish situation, tricky situation, tight spot
muddle, mess, mare's nest
quandary, dilemma
dire straits
informal pickle, jam, hole, spot, scrape, bind, pinch, sticky situation, hot water, the soup

2‘he needed his fix’

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dose
informal hit, rush

3‘I don't believe that there is a quick fix for the coal industry’

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solution, answer, resolution, way out
remedy, antidote, cure, nostrum, panacea
informal magic bullet

4‘the quiz was a complete fix’

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fraud, swindle, pretence, hoax, trick, charade, sham
informal set-up, scam, con trick, fiddle, sting

Phrases

    fix someone up

    ‘we need to get Dolly fixed up with a job’


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    fix something up

    ‘he fixed up a holiday in St Tropez’


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