Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: fix
Function: verb
Text: 1 to arrange something in a certain spot or position <fixed my hair so that it would stop falling in my eyes> -- see PLACE 1
2 to cause (something) to hold to another <first, you need to fix those pieces of wood together> -- see FASTEN 1
3 to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of <make sure to fix the number of guests with the bride's family before drawing up a list of people from the groom's side> -- see ARRANGE 1
4 to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority <have we fixed a day for the party yet?> -- see APPOINT 1
5 to make ready in advance <would you mind fixing dinner tonight?> -- see PREPARE 1
6 to put into good shape or working order again <have to fix the car before we can go> -- see MEND 1
7 to put securely in place or in a desired position <fixed the mittens to the child's snowsuit> -- see FASTEN 2
8 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter <the image of what Santa Claus looks like is solidly fixed in our minds> -- see ENTRENCH