fix

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
fix

Third-person singular
fixes

Past tense
fixed

Past participle
fixed

Present participle
fixing

(transitive)

  1. When you fix something, you repair it.
    • Antonym: fix
    The mechanic fixes my car.
    The mother fixed the broken toy.
  2. If you fix an animal, you remove its reproductive organs so that it can not have babies.
    After you fix a male cat, it doesn't fight with other cats as much.
  3. If you fix a game, contest, or election, somebody unfairly controls what will happen before it is over.
    Someone has fixed the game so that noone can win.
  4. (slang) When you attack or punish someone, you fix them.
    If you do anything wrong in that city, they will fix you.
    Don't go into my room, or I'll fix you!
  5. (slang) Protected from arrest.
    Don't worry about it, we're fixed with the cops.