(noun, verb)


1. the act of putting something in working order again

Similar word(s): fix, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation

Definition categories: act, improvement

2. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Similar word(s): fastener, fastening, holdfast

Definition categories: man–made, constraint, restraint

3. the sterilization of an animal

Similar word(s): altering, neutering

Definition categories: act, sterilization

4. (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

Similar word(s): fixation

Definition categories: act, preservation


1. present participle of fix

2. (Southern US, slang, with infinitive) Going; preparing; ready. Only used in fixing to.

- It's fixing to rain.