fix


fix
fix vt
1 a: to make firm, stable, or stationary
b: to attach physically
2: to influence the actions, outcome, or effect of by improper or illegal methods
conspiracy to defraud the government by fix ing income tax cases — W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr.
fix n
fix·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

fix
I (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 II (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 III (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, refurbish, 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 IV (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, constituere, decide, definire, determine, establish, make a decision, resolve, seal, set, statuere, straighten out, work out V index adjust (resolve), affix, allocate, annex (add), arrange (methodize), award, bind (restrain), bond (hold together), cement, decide, define, delimit, designate, dispose (apportion), embed, emend, entanglement (involvement), help, hold (decide), marshal, plant (place firmly), predicament, redress, reform, rehabilitate, remedy, renew (refurbish), renovate, repair, repose (place), restore (renew)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


fix
v.
(1) To establish something permanently or for the long-term.
(2) To decide or settle something; to set a price.
adj.
fixed

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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