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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


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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