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  • 81 fix up — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. fix, mend, refurbish; see redecorate , repair . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing: smarten (up), spruce (up). See BETTER. 2. To restore to proper condition or… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 82 fix — See: get a fix or give someone a fix, get a fix on …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 83 Fix (1) — 1. Fix, er, este, adj. et adv. aus dem Latein fixus, fest, unveränderlich; besonders in der Chymie für feuerbeständig. Ein fixer Körper, der im Feuer nicht in die Höhe gehet, im Gegensatze eines flüchtigen. Das Quecksilber fix machen, es… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 84 fix-it — /fiks it /, adj. Informal. of, pertaining to, doing, or involving repairs, adjustments, or improvements: a fix it shop; a political fix it man. Also, fixit. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 85 fix-up — /fiks up /, n. repair; improvement: fix ups that will make the house more salable. [1825 35, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase fix up] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 86 fix on — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, aim, aim at, apply to, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attend to business, attribute to, be alert, be obsessed with, bend, blame, blame for, blame on, bring home… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 87 fix — 1. a) festgelegt, fest[stehend], gleichbleibend, invariabel, konstant, unveränderlich. b) dauernd, permanent, ständig. c) ein für alle Mal, endgültig, gewiss, sicher; (bildungsspr.): definitiv. 2. a) auf dem schnellsten Weg, blitzartig, eilig,… …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 88 fix — fịx 〈Adj.〉 1. fest, fest stehend, unverändert; fixe Kosten; der Vertreter erhält ein fixes Gehalt u. Provision; fixe Idee Wahnvorstellung; fix und fertig ganz fertig od. erschöpft, abgearbeitet 2. flink, behände, schnell; (mach) fix!; ein fixer… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 89 fix — [15] Fix comes ultimately from Latin fīgere ‘fasten’. Its past participle fīxus made its way into English along two distinct routes, partly via the Old French adjective fix ‘fixed’, and partly via the medieval Latin verb fīxāre. Derived forms in… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 90 fix — fix1 Adj fest, konstant erw. fach. (15. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. fīxus, dem PPP. von l. fīgere festmachen . Zunächst in der Sprache der Alchimisten zur Bezeichnung des festen Aggregatszustandes von Stoffen, dann Verallgemeinerung.… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 91 fix — n an injection of a narcotic. Originally an Americanism, by the 1960s it was in use throughout the English speaking world. The word is now also used meta phorically or ironically to describe any habitual action, such as taking a fix of nicotine,… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 92 fix — v 1. fasten, secure, clinch, make fast; attach, connect, couple, link, pin, clasp; rivet, nail, screw, bolt, drive in; cement, solder, weld, fuse; clamp, vise, brace, stay, prop; lock, bar, hasp; gird, buckle, tie, bind, truss, hitch; tether,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 93 fix — 1fix »unbeweglich, fest ‹stehend›; konstant«: Das im 16./17. Jh. aus lat. fixus »angeheftet, befestigt, fest«, dem Part. Perf. von figere »anheften« (zur idg. Sippe von nhd. ↑ Teich), entlehnte Adjektiv war zunächst nur in der Alchemistensprache… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 94 fix — fịx <lateinisch, »fest«> (sicher, stetig, fest; umgangssprachlich für gewandt, schnell); fixe Idee (Zwangsvorstellung); fixer (fester) Preis; fixes Gehalt; fixe Kosten; D✓fix angestellt oder fixangestellt (österreichisch für fest… …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 95 fix —  1. Be revenged on.  2. Adjust, conclude, arrange, etc. Also fix up.  3. to be fixed up To have made arrangements satisfactorily.  4. fix one s face Adjust one s make up (of women).  5. n. Dose (usu. injection of drugs).  6. v. Take drugs (usu.… …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 96 fix — [15] Fix comes ultimately from Latin fīgere ‘fasten’. Its past participle fīxus made its way into English along two distinct routes, partly via the Old French adjective fix ‘fixed’, and partly via the medieval Latin verb fīxāre. Derived forms in… …

    Word origins

  • 97 fix-up — /fiks up /, n. repair; improvement: fix ups that will make the house more salable. [1825 35, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase fix up] …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 98 fix´ed|ly — fixed «fihkst», adjective. 1. not movable; made firm: »The seats in some modern classrooms are not fixed. SYNONYM(S): stationary. 2. definitely assigned; settled; set: »fixed charges for taxicabs. SYNONYM(S …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 99 fix up — {v. phr.} 1. To repair. * /The school is having the old gym fixed up./ 2. To arrange. * /I think I can fix it up with the company so that John gets the transfer he desires. /3. To arrange a date that might lead to a romance or even to marriage. * …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 100 fix up — {v. phr.} 1. To repair. * /The school is having the old gym fixed up./ 2. To arrange. * /I think I can fix it up with the company so that John gets the transfer he desires. /3. To arrange a date that might lead to a romance or even to marriage. * …

    Dictionary of American idioms


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