US: /ˈfɪks/
UK: /fˈɪks/

English Vietnamese dictionary

fix /fiks/
  • ngoại động từ
    • đóng, gắn, lắp, để, đặt
      • to fix bayonet: lắp lưỡi lê vào súng
      • to fix something in one's mind: ghi sâu một điều gì vào trong óc
    • tập trung, dồn (sự nhìn, sự chú ý, tình thân yêu...)
      • to fix one's eyes on something: dồn con mắt vào cái gì
      • to fix someone's attention: làm cho ai chú ý
    • làm đông lại làm đặc lại
    • hâm (ảnh, màu...); cố định lại
    • nhìn chằm chằm
      • to fix someone with an angry stare: chằm chằm nhìn ai một cách giận dữ
    • định, ấn định (vị trí...), quy định phạm vi (trách nhiệm...), quy định, thu xếp
      • to fix a date for a meeting: định ngày họp
    • ổn định (sự thay đổi, sự phát triển một ngôn ngữ)
    • sửa chữa; (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sang sửa
      • to fix a machine: chữa một cái máy
      • to fix up one's face: hoá trang
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bố trí, tổ chức, chuẩn bị, sắp xếp
      • to fix someone up for the night: bố trí chỗ ngủ đêm cho ai
      • to fix someone up with a job: bố trí sắp xếp công việc cho ai
      • to fix a breakfast: dọn bữa ăn sáng
      • to fix a flight: bố trí trước một cuộc đấu quyền Anh (cho ai được)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) hối lộ, đấm mồm (ai)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) trừng phạt; trả thù, trả đũa (ai)
    • nội động từ
      • trở nên vững chắc
      • đồng đặc lại
      • (+ on, upon) chọn, định
        • to fix on (upon) a date: định ngày
      • đứng vào vị trí
      • danh từ
        • tình thế khó khăn
          • to be in a fix: ở vào tình thế khó khăn
          • to get oneself into a bad fix: lâm vào tình trạng khó khăn túng bấn
        • sự tìm vị trí; vị trí phát hiện
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) người có thể hối lộ được
        • out of fix
          • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) mất trật tự, bừa bộn, rối loạn

      Advanced English dictionary

      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 [VN] (especially BrE) to put sth firmly in a place so that it will not move: to fix a shelf to the wall + to fix a post in the ground + (figurative) He noted every detail so as to fix the scene in his mind.
      2 [VN] to decide on a date, time, amount, etc. for sth
      Synonym: SET
      Has the date of the next meeting been fixed? + They fixed the rent at £100 a week. + Their prices are fixed until the end of the year (= will not change before then).
      3 ~ sth (up) (for sb) to arrange or organize sth: [VN] I'll fix a meeting. + You have to fix visits up in advance with the museum. + How are you fixed (= do you have any plans) for Thursday? + (informal) Don't worry, I'll fix it with Sarah. + [V to inf] I've fixed up (for us) to go to the theatre next week.
      position / time
      4 [VN] to discover or say the exact position, time, etc. of sth: We can fix the ship's exact position at the time the fire broke out.
      food / drink
      5 ~ sth (for sb)
      ~ sb sth (especially AmE) to provide or prepare sth, especially food: [VNN, VN] Can I fix you a drink? + Can I fix a drink for you? + [VN] I'll fix supper.
      6 [VN] to repair or correct sth: The car won't start-can you fix it? + I've fixed the problem.
      hair / face
      7 [VN] (especially AmE) to make sth such as your hair or face neat and attractive: I'll fix my hair and then I'll be ready.
      8 [VN] (informal) [often passive] to arrange the result of sth in a way that is not honest or fair: I'm sure the race was fixed.
      9 [VN] (informal) to punish sb who has harmed you and stop them doing you any more harm: Don't worry-I'll fix him.
      in photography
      10 [VN] (technical) to treat photographic film, etc. with a chemical so that the colours do not change or become less bright
      11 [VN] (AmE, informal) to make an animal unable to have young by means of an operation
      See also - NEUTER
      Idioms: fix sb with a look, stare, gaze, etc. to look directly at sb for a long time: He fixed her with an angry stare.
      Phrasal Verbs: fix on sb/sth to choose sb/sth: They've fixed on Paris for their honeymoon. + Have you fixed on a date for the meeting?
      fix sth on sb/sth [often passive] if your eyes or your mind are fixed on sth, you are looking at or thinking about sth with great attention
      fix sth<->up to repair, decorate or make sth ready: They fixed up the house before they moved in.
      fix sb up (with sb) (informal) to arrange for sb to have a meeting with sb who might become a boyfriend or girlfriend
      fix sb up (with sth) (informal) to arrange for sb to have sth; to provide sb with sth: I'll fix you up with a place to stay.
      + noun
      1 [C] (informal) a solution to a problem, especially an easy or temporary one: There is no quick fix for the steel industry.
      2 [sing.] (informal) an amount of sth that you need and want frequently, especially an illegal drug such as HEROIN: to get yourself a fix + I need a fix of coffee before I can face the day.
      difficult situation
      3 [sing.] a difficult situation
      Synonym: MESS
      We've got ourselves in a fix about this.
      on position
      4 [sing.] the act of finding the position of a ship or an aircraft: They managed to get a fix on the yacht's position.
      5 [sing.] (informal) an act of understanding sth: He tried to get a fix on the young man's motives, but he just couldn't understand him.
      dishonest result
      6 [sing.] (informal) a thing that is dishonestly arranged; a trick: Her promotion was a fix, I'm sure!

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 affix, pin, fasten, make fast, attach, secure, stick, connect, link, tie, couple, clasp, clamp, rivet, cement, weld, fuse:
      Fix this sign to the door.
      2 establish, set, settle, agree to, determine, organize, stabilize, firm up, solidify, decide, conclude, arrive at, define, specify, resolve, arrange, install or instal, institute:
      The new limits must be fixed by tomorrow.
      3 repair, mend, fix up, remedy, rectify, correct, emend, adjust, patch (up), regulate, put or set to rights, doctor, straighten out:
      My watch is at the jeweller's being fixed.
      4 hold, fasten, focus, direct, level, rivet, concentrate, freeze; fixate:
      He fixed his attention on the ice-cream.
      5 hold, rivet, spellbind, mesmerize, hypnotize, fascinate, freeze, immobilize:
      She fixed him with a baleful stare.
      6 concentrate, focus:
      Fix your thoughts on how we're going to get out of here.
      7 harden, congeal, thicken, set, consolidate, solidify, rigidify, become rigid, stiffen, freeze:
      Mould the clay before it becomes fixed.
      8 establish, set, settle, organize, install or instal, situate, locate, position, place:
      Her family is comfortably fixed.
      9 impose, assign, allocate, attribute, ascribe, specify, pin, attach, fasten, establish:
      They tried to fix the responsibility for the accident.
      10 settle, set, stabilize, freeze, solidify:
      The introduction and spread of printing fixed many spellings.
      11 bribe, suborn, buy (off), corrupt, influence, manipulate, Colloq grease (someone's) palm:
      He attempted to fix a judge.
      12 arrange, prearrange, predetermine, set up, contrive, Colloq fiddle, pull strings, rig:
      We knew the winner as they had fixed the race.
      13 desexualize, desex, alter, cut; castrate, emasculate, see to, eunuchize, geld, caponize; spay, oophorectomize, ovariectomize:
      Animals that have been fixed are usually more tractable.
      14 retaliate against, wreak vengeance on, hit or strike or get back at, get even with, even the score with, make reprisal against, avenge oneself against, take revenge or retribution on or against, repay, pay back, Colloq settle (someone's) hash, cook (someone's) goose, sort (some) out:
      I'll fix him for tattling to the teacher!
      15 fix on or upon. decide (on or upon), set, agree (on or upon), choose, select, settle (on), determine, finalize:
      We can't fix on a date till we know David's schedule.
      16 fix up.
      (a) furnish, supply, provide, accommodate, set up, Brit lay on:
      Her mother fixed her up with a nice young man. Can you fix me up with a room for the night?
      (b) (re)decorate, furnish, renovate, restore, furbish, refurbish; straighten out or up, organize, do up, set up:
      I like the way you've fixed up the basement. Please fix up your room before the guests arrive.
      (c) clear up, resolve, reconcile, sort out, settle:
      Have they fixed up their differences yet?
      (d) repair, patch (up):
      Fix up my car so it will run at least till I get home.
      17 dilemma, predicament, difficulty, corner, double bind, catch-22, quandary, mess, (bad) situation, strait(s), Colloq pickle, jam, hole, (tight or tough) spot, pinch, US bind:
      You could help me get out of a terrible fix.
      18 arrangement, prearrangement, fiddle; bribery, subornation; Slang chiefly US and Canadian set-up:
      The fix is on for her to win at roulette.

      Collocation dictionary

      1 solution to a problem


      There is no quick fix to the breakdown in negotiations between the two companies.
      | technical, technological | bug
      The new software incorporates many bug fixes and product improvements.

      2 amount of sth, especially a drug



      VERB + FIX

      He gets withdrawal symptoms if he hasn't had his regular fix.
      | need | get

      3 difficult situation

      VERB + FIX

      be in
      I was in a fix.
      | get in/into
      How did you get into such a fix?
      | put sb in
      The power cut put us in a fix because we had invited people to dinner.
      | get (sb) out of
      I lent her the money to get her out of a fix.

      Concise English dictionary

      +informal terms for a difficult situation
      +something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
      +the act of putting something in working order again
      +an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
      +a determination of the place where something is
      +restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
      +cause to be firmly attached
      +decide upon or fix definitely
      +prepare for eating by applying heat
      +take vengeance on or get even
      +set or place definitely
      +kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
      +make fixed, stable or stationary
      +make infertile
      +put (something somewhere) firmly
      +make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc