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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.James Branch Cabell
to fix (third-person singular simple present fixes, present participle fixing, simple past and past participle fixt or fixed)
- A repair or corrective action.
- A difficult situation; a quandry or dilemma.
- It rained before we repaired the roof, and were we in a fix!
- A serving of an addictive drug to an addict.
- "Just one fix!" -Alain Jourgensen
an instance of fixing
a difficult situation or dilemma
a serving of an addictive drug to an addict
Third person singular
- To mend or repair.
- To attach; to affix.
- To prepare.
- He fixed dinner for the kids.
- To make a contest, vote, or gamble unfair; to privilege one contestant, usually before the content happens.
- To make a business of getting paid to arrange immunity for defendants by tampering with the justice system via bribery or extortion
- (US) To render an animal (especially a pet) infertile.
- (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To map (a point or subset) to itself.
- See also Wikisaurus:repair
to mend or repair
to make a business of getting paid to arrange immunity for defendants
to render an animal infertile
to map (a point or subset) to itself
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- ^ Sutherland, Edwin H. (ed) (1937): The Professional Thief: by a Professional Thief. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. [Reprinted by various publishers in subsequent decades.]
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