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  Definition of fixing
  1. the act of putting something in working order again
  2. (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
  3. the sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering"
  4. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Similar Words: repair, fix, fixture, mend, mending, reparation, fixation, neutering, altering, fastener, fastening, holdfast

 

Hyponyms: darning, patching, care, maintenance, upkeep, band aid, quick fix, quickie, quicky, restoration, reconstruction, restitution, castration, emasculation, spaying, bellyband, buckle, button, carabiner, karabiner, snap ring, catch, clasp, cleat, clinch, clip, clothespin, clothes pin, clothes peg, corrugated fastener, wiggle nail, cotter, cottar, cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet, dowel, dowel pin, joggle, fillet, stopping, hook and eye, knot, lashing, link, linkup, tie, tie-in, lock, locker, nail, nut and bolt, paper fastener, pin, seal, sealing wax, slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip-fastener, snap, snap fastener, press stud, toggle, toggle bolt

 

Part Meronyms: plastination

 

Derivational Morphology: repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on, fixate, sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, alter, neuter, spay, castrate, adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, fasten, secure

 

 
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