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Engelsk navneord: fix

1. fix (om tilstand) informal terms for a difficult situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got into a terrible fix.
He made a muddle of his marriage.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hole, jam, kettle of fish, mess, muddle, pickle


Mindre specifikke termerdifficulty


Mere specifikke termerdog's breakfast, dog's dinner

2. fix (om handling) something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe needed a fix of chocolate.


Mindre specifikke termerintravenous injection


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

3. fix (om handling) the act of putting something in working order again


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation


Mindre specifikke termerimprovement


Mere specifikke termerband aid, care, darning, maintenance, patching, quick fix, quickie, quicky, reconstruction, restitution, restoration, upkeep

4. fix (om handling) an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCollusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers.


Mindre specifikke termerexemption, granting immunity, immunity

5. fix (om handling) a determination of the place where something is


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got a good fix on the target.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)localisation, localization, locating, location


Mindre specifikke termerdetermination, finding


Mere specifikke termerecho sounding, echolocation


Engelsk udsagnsord: fix

1. fix (om ændring) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe repaired her TV set.
Repair my shoes please.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe men fix the chairs


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bushel, doctor, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate


Mere specifikke termercobble, darn, fiddle, fill, heel, patch, patch, patch up, piece, point, reheel, repoint, resole, revamp, sole, tinker, trouble-shoot, troubleshoot, vamp


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)bust, break

2. fix (om relation) cause to be firmly attached


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFasten the lock onto the door.
She fixed her gaze on the man.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fasten, secure


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerattach


Mere specifikke termeranchor, anchor, bandage, bar, belay, belay, belt, berth, bight, bind, bind, bitt, brad, brooch, buckle, button, cable, cast anchor, cement, chain, chock, cinch, clamp, clasp, clasp, cleat, clinch, clinch, coapt, cramp, crank, deposit, drop anchor, entrench, garter, girth, ground, grout, hang, hang, hang up, hasp, hook, intrench, joggle, joint, latch, lock, lock up, lodge, moor, moor, noose, picket, pin, rig, rivet, rope up, run up, sew, sew together, spike, stake, staple, stay, stick, stitch, strap, string, tack, tie, tie up, toggle, velcro, wedge, wire, zip, zip up, zipper


Medførerfasten


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unfasten

3. fix (om kommunikation) decide upon or fix definitely


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFix the variables.
Specify the parameters.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)define, determine, limit, set, specify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchoose, pick out, select, take


Mere specifikke termerdefine, name, quantify, reset

4. fix (om tilvejebringelse) prepare for eating by applying heat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCook me dinner, please.
Can you make me an omelette?.
Fix breakfast for the guests, please.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe chefs fix the vegetables


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cook, make, prepare, ready


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercreate from raw material, create from raw stuff


Mere specifikke termerconcoct, cook up, deglaze, devil, dress, dress out, escallop, flambe, keep, lard, precook, preserve, put on, scallop, whip up, whomp up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmake

5. fix (om konkurrence) take vengeance on or get even


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe'll get them!.
That'll fix him good!.
This time I got him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get, pay back, pay off


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termerget back, get even


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpay

6. fix (om tilvejebringelse) set or place definitely


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet's fix the date for the party!.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconstitute, establish, found, institute, plant

7. fix (om ændring) kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up


Overordnet emneområdecytology

8. fix (om ændring) make fixed, stable or stationary


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet's fix the picture to the frame.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fixate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerattach

9. fix (i anatomi) make infertile


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)desex, desexualise, desexualize, sterilise, sterilize, unsex


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeroperate, operate on


Mere specifikke termeralter, castrate, castrate, demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, neuter, spay, vasectomise, vasectomize

10. fix (om adfærd) influence an event or its outcome by illegal means


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFix a race.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract upon, influence, work

11. fix (om relation) put (something somewhere) firmly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe posited her hand on his shoulder.
Deposit the suitcase on the bench.
Fix your eyes on this spot.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deposit, posit, situate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set


Mere specifikke termerbury, sediment

12. fix (om ændring) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGet the children ready for school!.
Prepare for war.
I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerbrace, cram, crop, cultivate, fix, lay out, mount, poise, precondition, prime, provide, set, set up, socialise, socialize, summerise, summerize, winterise, winterize, work









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