Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “fix”

fix

noun     /fɪks/
a quick fix a way of solving a problem easily : There is no quick fix for unemployment .Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
be in a fix to be in a difficult situation : I'm in a fix and need your help .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
[C] informal an amount of an illegal drug or something that you want very much: Cath needs her fix of chocolate every day .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of fix noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “fix” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More