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fix

(Arrange), verb adjust, align, array, assign places to, assort, bring into order, catalogue, class, classify, codify, collocate, constituere, coordinate, distribute, divide, establish, file, form, grade, graduate, group, index, introduce order into, line up, list, marshal, methodize, ordinare, organize, place, place in order, prepare, put in order, put in proper order, range, rank, regulate, set in order, sort, sort out, sort systematically, straighten out, systematize, tabulate
Associated concepts: fix prices

fix

(Make firm), verb attach, confirm, consolidate, embed, entrench, establish, fasten in position securely, fasten securely, ground, harden, implant, infix, ingraft, ingrain, lock, lodge, make fast, make rigid, pin, place permanently, plant, ratify, render solid, root, secure, set, solidify, stabilize, stiffen, tether
Associated concepts: fix compensation, fix rates

fix

(Repair), verb adjust, alter, ameliorate, amend, correct, do repairs, emend, freshen, freshen up, heal, improve, improve upon, invigorate, make corrections, make over, make restoration, make sound, make whole, meliorate, mend, overhaul, patch, patch up, purify, put in condition, put in good condition, put in order, put in repair, put in shape, rebuild, reclaim, recondition, reconstruct, rectify, redintegrate, redress, refashion, reficere, refit, reform, regenerate, rehabilitate, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, remake, remedy, remove the errors, renew, renovate, reparare, restituere, restore, retouch, return to the original state, revamp, revive, revivify, right, service, set aright, set right, straighten, touch up

fix

(Settle), verb agree, arrange, arrive at a conclusion, arrive at an agreement, ascertain, come to a determination, come to a resolution, come to an agreement, conclude, decide, definire, determine, establish, make a deciiion, resolve, seal, set, statuere, straighten out, work out
See also: add, adjust, allocate, annex, apportion, arrange, award, bind, bond, cement, decide, define, delimit, designate, dispose, embed, emend, entanglement, help, hold, involvement, marshal, place, plant, predicament, redress, reform, rehabilitate, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, repose, resolve, restore, restrain
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She would have ready a great pot full of steaming black coffee, and oatmeal and bread and smoked sausages; and then she would fix them their dinner pails with more thick slices of bread with lard between them--they could not afford butter--and some onions and a piece of cheese, and so they would tramp away to work.
he said, rolling his eyes with an approving grin; "me fix 'em
These farms which I have myself surveyed, these bounds which I have set up, appear dimly still as through a mist; but they have no chemistry to fix them; they fade from the surface of the glass, and the picture which the painter painted stands out dimly from beneath.