Informal terms for a difficult situation:
— He got into a terrible fix.
Dutch: opstopping, repareren, jam, gaatje
Something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug.
The act of putting something in working order again.
Dutch: herstel, herstellingswerk, lapwerk, redres, reparatie, stopwerk
An exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear.
A determination of the place where something is:
— He got a good fix on the target.
Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.
Dutch: verbeteren, herstellen, lappen, lijmen, maken, redresseren, repareren, verstellen
Cause to be firmly attached:
— She fixed her gaze on the man.
Roget 43: join, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together [Fr.], tack together, fix together, ... show more
Decide upon or fix definitely:
— Fix the variables.
Prepare for eating by applying heat:
— Fix breakfast for the guests, please.
Dutch: opmaken, bereiden, brouwen, klaarmaken, koken, toebereiden
Set or place definitely.
Kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study.
Make fixed, stable or stationary:
— Let's fix the picture to the frame.
Roget 158: be impotent etc. adj.; not have a leg to stand on. vouloir rompre l'anguille au genou [Fr.], vouloir prendre la lune avec les dents [Fr.]. collapse, faint, swoon, fall into a swoon, drop; go by the board, go by the wayside; ... show more
Influence an event or its outcome by illegal means.
Put (something somewhere) firmly:
— Fix your eyes on this spot.
Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc:
— I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill.
Roget 150: be firm etc. adj.; stick fast; stand firm, keep firm, remain firm; weather the storm, stay the course, stick to the course, keep the faith, don't give in, don't buckle under. settle, ... show more
Dutch: bereiden, opzetten, klaarmaken, opmaken, prepareren, voorbereiden
Moby thesaurus: KO, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accord, accustom, adapt, adjust, adjust to, affix, afford proof of, aim, aim at, align, allocate, allot, alter, amend, anchor, annex ... show more.
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