Synonyms for fix

Synonyms for (noun) fix

Synonyms: fix, localisation, localization, locating, location

Definition: a determination of the place where something is

Usage: he got a good fix on the target

Similar words: determination, finding

Definition: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

Usage: the determination of molecular structures


Synonyms: fix

Definition: an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear

Usage: collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers

Similar words: granting immunity, immunity, exemption

Definition: an act exempting someone

Usage: he was granted immunity from prosecution


Synonyms: repair, reparation, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending

Definition: the act of putting something in working order again

Similar words: improvement

Definition: the act of improving something

Usage: their improvements increased the value of the property


Synonyms: fix

Definition: something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug

Usage: she needed a fix of chocolate

Similar words: intravenous injection

Definition: an injection into a vein


Synonyms: pickle, hole, muddle, mess, jam, kettle of fish, fix

Definition: informal terms for a difficult situation

Usage: he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties

Synonyms for (verb) fix

Synonyms: unsex, fix, sterilise, sterilize, desex, desexualise, desexualize

Definition: make infertile

Usage: in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Similar words: operate, operate on

Definition: perform surgery on

Usage: The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life


Synonyms: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend

Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Similar words: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better

Definition: to make better

Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes


Synonyms: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: fix

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

Similar words: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill


Synonyms: fix, fixate

Definition: make fixed, stable or stationary

Usage: let's fix the picture to the frame

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: 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


Synonyms: get, fix, pay back, pay off

Definition: take vengeance on or get even

Usage: We'll get them!; That'll fix him good!; This time I got him

Similar words: get back, get even

Definition: take revenge or even out a score

Usage: I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even


Synonyms: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: posit, fix, situate, deposit

Definition: put (something somewhere) firmly

Usage: She posited her hand on his shoulder; deposit the suitcase on the bench; fix your eyes on this spot

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: fix

Definition: set or place definitely

Usage: Let's fix the date for the party!

Similar words: plant, establish, found, constitute, institute

Definition: set up or lay the groundwork for

Usage: establish a new department


Synonyms: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch


Synonyms: fix

Definition: influence an event or its outcome by illegal means

Usage: fix a race

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate