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  Dictionary Definition of fix

verb ( fixed or fixt, fixing )

-- verb (t)
1. to make fast, firm, or stable.
2. to place definitely and more or less permanently.
3. to settle definitely; determine: to fix a price.
4. to direct (the eyes, the attention, etc.) steadily.
5. to attract and hold (the eye, the attention, etc.).
6. to make set or rigid.
7. to put into permanent form.
8. to put or place (responsibility, blame, etc.) on a person.
9. to assign or refer to a definite place, time, etc.
10. to repair.
11. to put in order or in good condition; adjust or arrange.
12. Colloquial to arrange matters with, or with respect to, especially privately or dishonestly, so as to secure favourable action: to fix a jury ; to fix a game.
13. US. to get (a meal); prepare (food).
14. Colloquial to put in a condition or position to make no further trouble.
15. Colloquial to get even with; get revenge upon.
16. Chemistry a. to make stable in consistency or condition; reduce from fluidity or volatility to a more permanent state. b. to convert atmospheric nitrogen into an ammonia for use as fertilisers.
17. Photography to remove the light-sensitive silver halides from (a photographic image), rendering it permanent.
18. Microscopy to kill, make rigid, and preserve for microscopic study.
-- verb (i)
19. to become fixed.
20. to become set; assume a rigid or solid form.
21. to become stable or permanent.
22. to settle down.
-- noun
23. Colloquial a position from which it is difficult to escape; a predicament.
24. Colloquial the determining of a position, as of an aeroplane by mathematical, electronic, or other means.
25. Colloquial a shot of heroin or other drug.
26. a dose of something habitually consumed, viewed, etc., as food, entertainment, etc., especially when conceived of as addictive.
27. Colloquial a bribe.
28. Colloquial any dishonest device or trick.
29. a method of fixing some problem.
-- phrase
30. fix on ; fix upon, to decide on, single out, choose.
31. fix up, a. to arrange, organise, or decide on. b. to put right; solve. c. \p