Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish (informal terms for a difficult situation) "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
- S: (n) fix (something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug) "she needed a fix of chocolate"
- S: (n) repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation (the act of putting something in working order again)
- S: (n) fix (an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear) "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
- S: (n) localization, localisation, location, locating, fix (a determination of the place where something is) "he got a good fix on the target"
- S: (v) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken) "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
- S: (v) fasten, fix, secure (cause to be firmly attached) "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
- S: (v) specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit (decide upon or fix definitely) "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
- S: (v) cook, fix, ready, make, prepare (prepare for eating by applying heat) "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
- verb group
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) preserve, keep (prevent (food) from rotting) "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
- S: (v) freeze-dry (preserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum) "freeze-dry the strawberries"
- S: (v) conserve (preserve with sugar) "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"
- S: (v) dehydrate, desiccate (preserve by removing all water and liquids from) "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
- S: (v) pickle (preserve in a pickling liquid)
- S: (v) salt (preserve with salt) "people used to salt meats on ships"
- S: (v) can, tin, put up (preserve in a can or tin) "tinned foods are not very tasty"
- S: (v) refrigerate (preserve by chilling) "many foods must be refrigerated or else they will spoil"
- S: (v) cure (prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve) "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
- S: (v) dun (cure by salting) "dun codfish"
- S: (v) corn (preserve with salt) "corned beef"
- S: (v) dress, dress out (kill and prepare for market or consumption) "dress a turkey"
- S: (v) deglaze (dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring)
- S: (v) scallop, escallop (bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top)
- S: (v) flambe (pour liquor over and ignite (a dish))
- S: (v) put on (put on the stove or ready for cooking) "put on the tea, please!"
- S: (v) devil (coat or stuff with a spicy paste) "devilled eggs"
- S: (v) precook (cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long) "precook the rice"
- S: (v) whip up, whomp up (prepare or cook quickly or hastily)
- S: (v) concoct, cook up (prepare or cook by mixing ingredients) "concoct a strange mixture"
- S: (v) lard (prepare or cook with lard) "lard meat"
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- derivationally related form
- W: (n)
cook [Related to: cook] (someone who cooks food)
- W: (n)
cooker [Related to: cook] (a utensil for cooking)
- W: (n)
cooking [Related to: cook] (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat) "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
- W: (n)
cookery [Related to: cook] (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat) "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
- W: (n)
preparation [Related to: prepare] (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat) "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
- sentence frame
- S: (v) pay back, pay off, get, fix (take vengeance on or get even) "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
- S: (v) fix (set or place definitely) "Let's fix the date for the party!"
- S: (v) fix (kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study)
- S: (v) fixate, fix (make fixed, stable or stationary) "let's fix the picture to the frame"
- S: (v) sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix (make infertile) "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
- S: (v) fix (influence an event or its outcome by illegal means) "fix a race"
- S: (v) situate, fix, posit, deposit (put (something somewhere) firmly) "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
- S: (v) fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc) "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"