(grammar) Forming nouns denoting a morpheme used in word formation joined to a word in the specified way (e.g.: infix = "attached within", circumfix = "attached around").
- To get revenge on another.
- to choose; settle on
- to focus on
- to arrange a meeting or date for someone
she fixed him up with her sister
- to repair, mend, remedy, etc.
- to arrange properly; set in order
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Origin of Fix
Middle English fixen from fix fixed in position from Latin fīxus past participle of fīgere to fasten dhīgw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The common element of prefix, suffix, and affix — all ultimately from Latin figere, to fasten.
From Old French fixer, from fixe, from Latin fixus.
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