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fix

verb [T]  us   /fɪks/

fix verb [T] (REPAIR)

to repair or adjust something: I’ll fix that broken chair today.

fix verb [T] (ARRANGE)

to arrange or put in place: I need to fix my hair. To fix something such as a race or game or an election is to illegally arrange who will win.

fix verb [T] (CHOOSE)

to choose a time or place to do something: Let’s fix a date for our next meeting.

fix verb [T] (ATTACH)

to attach in order to keep in one place: Fix the shelf to the wall with screws. I tried to fix the directions in my mind.

fix verb [T] (PUNISH)

to hurt or punish someone: I’ll fix you if you come around here taking vegetables from my garden again!

fix verb [T] (PREPARE FOOD)

to cook or prepare food or drink: Will you fix dinner?

fix verb [T] (STOP REPRODUCTION)

to remove an organ an animal needs to reproduce: We had our cat fixed.

fix

noun  us   /fɪks/

fix noun (BAD SITUATION)

[C usually sing] a situation causing trouble or problems: He’s in a fix and needs our help.

fix noun (AMOUNT)

[C] slang an amount of a something that someone needs: The website supplies me my daily fix of rock and roll facts.
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