English to Binisaya - Cebuano Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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Word - rootword - affixes
maayo - ayo - ma-~
ma.a.yu. - 3 syllables

ma- = maayo

maayo [ma.á.yu.] : fair (adj.); good (adj.); well (adj.)
ayo [a.yû.] : asking for trouble (v.)
ayo [á.yu.] : good (adj.); fix (v.)
Synonyms: buotan

Derivatives of ayo

n. (act)1. carnival, fair, funfaira traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc..
~ showthe act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining.; "a remarkable show of skill"
~ midwaythe place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located.
n. (group)2. fairgathering of producers to promote business.; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair"
~ assemblage, gatheringa group of persons together in one place.
~ book fair, bookfairfair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books.
n. (group)3. faira competitive exhibition of farm products.; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"
~ expo, exhibition, expositiona collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display.
n. (act)4. bazaar, faira sale of miscellany; often for charity.; "the church bazaar"
~ cut-rate sale, sales event, salean occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices.; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
~ book fair, bookfairbazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause.
~ craft faira fair at which objects made by craftsmen are offered for sale.
v. (contact)5. fairjoin so that the external surfaces blend smoothly.
~ bring together, joincause to become joined or linked.; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
adj. 6. fair, justfree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules.; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
~ antimonopoly, antitrustof laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices.
~ sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty, cleanexhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play.; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"
~ fair-mindedof a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced.
~ fair-and-squarejust and honest.
~ justused especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting.; "a just and lasting peace"; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance"
~ impartialshowing lack of favoritism.; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"
~ reasonable, sensibleshowing reason or sound judgment.; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
adj. 7. fair, fairish, reasonablenot excessive or extreme.; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices"
~ moderatebeing within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme.; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
adj. 8. bonnie, bonny, comely, fair, sightlyvery pleasing to the eye.; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
~ beautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration.; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
adj. 9. fair(of a baseball) hit between the foul lines.; "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag"
~ baseball, baseball gamea ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs.; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
~ in-boundsbetween the first and third base lines.
adj. 10. average, fair, mediocre, middlinglacking exceptional quality or ability.; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
~ ordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree.; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
adj. 11. fairattractively feminine.; "the fair sex"
~ feminineassociated with women and not with men.; "feminine intuition"
adj. 12. clean, fair(of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections.; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript"
~ legible(of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered.; "legible handwriting"
adj. 13. fair, honestgained or earned without cheating or stealing.; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny"
~ equitable, justfair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience.; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"
adj. 14. fairfree of clouds or rain.; "today will be fair and warm"
~ clearfree from clouds or mist or haze.; "on a clear day"
adj. 15. fair, fairish(used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored.; "a fair complexion"
~ blond, blonde, light-hairedbeing or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes.; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children"
adv. 16. clean, fair, fairlyin conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating.; "they played fairly"
adv. 17. evenhandedly, fair, fairlywithout favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner.; "deal fairly with one another"
n. (attribute)1. goodbenefit.; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
~ advantage, vantagethe quality of having a superior or more favorable position.; "the experience gave him the advantage over me"
~ common good, commonwealthe good of a community.
n. (attribute)2. good, goodnessmoral excellence or admirableness.; "there is much good to be found in people"
~ kindnessthe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic.
~ beneficencethe quality of being kind or helpful or generous.
~ benignancy, benignity, graciousnessthe quality of being kind and gentle.
~ moralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct.
~ moral excellence, virtue, virtuousnessthe quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong.
~ virtuea particular moral excellence.
~ saintlinessthe quality of resembling a saint.
~ summum bonumthe supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived.
n. (attribute)3. good, goodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful.; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
~ qualityan essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone.; "the quality of mercy is not strained"
~ worthinessthe quality or state of having merit or value.
~ desirability, desirablenessthe quality of being worthy of desiring.
~ benefit, welfaresomething that aids or promotes well-being.; "for the benefit of all"
~ bettersomething superior in quality or condition or effect.; "a change for the better"
~ betterthe superior one of two alternatives.; "chose the better of the two"
~ optimummost favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances.
~ wiseness, soundness, wisdomthe quality of being prudent and sensible.
n. (artifact)4. commodity, good, trade goodarticles of commerce.
~ artefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole.
~ staple, basic(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant.
~ consumer goodsgoods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption.
~ drygoods, soft goodstextiles or clothing and related merchandise.
~ entranta commodity that enters competition with established merchandise.; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
~ export, exportationcommodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country.
~ fancy goodsgoods that are chiefly ornamental.
~ fungiblea commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation.
~ futurebulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date.
~ import, importationcommodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country.
~ merchandise, product, warecommodities offered for sale.; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
~ middlingany commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran).
~ shoppingthe commodities purchased from stores.; "she loaded her shopping into the car"; "women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
~ sporting goodssports equipment sold as a commodity.
~ worldly good, worldly possessiona commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings.
~ salvageproperty or goods saved from damage or destruction.
adj. 5. goodhaving desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
~ best(superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities.; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"
~ better(comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another.; "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; "a better coat"; "a better type of car"; "a suit with a better fit"; "a better chance of success"; "produced a better mousetrap"; "she's better in math than in history"
~ favorable, favourableencouraging or approving or pleasing.; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
~ bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, groovy, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, swell, keen, great, neatvery good.; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
~ good enoughadequately good for the circumstances.; "if it's good enough for you it's good enough for me"
~ goodishmoderately good of its kind.; "a goodish wine"
~ hotvery good; often used in the negative.; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"
~ redeemingcompensating for some fault or defect.; "the redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity"; "his saving grace was his sense of humor"
~ satisfactory, acceptablemeeting requirements.; "the step makes a satisfactory seat"
~ solidcharacterized by good substantial quality.; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit"
~ superbsurpassingly good.; "a superb meal"
~ well-behaved, well behaved(usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct.; "a well-behaved child"
~ goodmorally admirable.
~ obedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority.; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"
~ respectablecharacterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals.; "a respectable woman"
adj. 6. full, goodhaving the normally expected amount.; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
~ amplemore than enough in size or scope or capacity.; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
adj. 7. goodmorally admirable.
~ goodhaving desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
~ angelic, sainted, saintlike, saintly, beatific, angelicalmarked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint.; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
~ goody-goodyaffectedly or smugly good or self-righteous.
~ redeeming, saving, redemptivebringing about salvation or redemption from sin.; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"
~ whitebenevolent; without malicious intent.; "that's white of you"
~ moralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles.; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"
~ rightin conformance with justice or law or morality.; "do the right thing and confess"
~ righteouscharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice.; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"
~ virtuousmorally excellent.
~ worthyhaving worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable.; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
adj. 8. estimable, good, honorable, respectabledeserving of esteem and respect.; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
~ reputablehaving a good reputation.; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
adj. 9. beneficial, goodpromoting or enhancing well-being.; "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"
~ advantageousgiving an advantage.; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"
adj. 10. goodagreeable or pleasing.; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
~ nicepleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.; "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"; "nice manners"; "a nice dress"; "a nice face"; "a nice day"; "had a nice time at the party"; "the corn and tomatoes are nice today"
adj. 11. good, just, uprightof moral excellence.; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"
~ righteouscharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice.; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"
adj. 12. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillfulhaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
~ skilledhaving or showing or requiring special skill.; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
adj. 13. goodthorough.; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
~ completehaving every necessary or normal part or component or step.; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
adj. 14. dear, good, nearwith or in a close or intimate relationship.; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
~ closeclose in relevance or relationship.; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
adj. 15. dependable, good, safe, securefinancially sound.; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
~ soundfinancially secure and safe.; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
adj. 16. good, right, ripemost suitable or right for a particular purpose.; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
~ opportunesuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose.; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"
adj. 17. good, wellresulting favorably.; "it's a good thing that I wasn't there"; "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw you"; "all's well that ends well"
~ fortunatehaving unexpected good fortune.; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"
adj. 18. effective, good, in effect, in forceexerting force or influence.; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
~ operativebeing in force or having or exerting force.; "operative regulations"; "the major tendencies operative in the American political system"
adj. 19. goodcapable of pleasing.; "good looks"
~ pleasinggiving pleasure and satisfaction.; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
adj. 20. good, seriousappealing to the mind.; "good music"; "a serious book"
~ intellectualappealing to or using the intellect.; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
adj. 21. good, soundin excellent physical condition.; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
~ healthyhaving or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease.; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
adj. 22. good, salutarytending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health.; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
~ healthfulconducive to good health of body or mind.; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
adj. 23. good, honestnot forged.; "a good dollar bill"
~ echt, genuinenot fake or counterfeit.; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
adj. 24. good, undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoiltnot left to spoil.; "the meat is still good"
~ freshrecently made, produced, or harvested.; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
adj. 25. goodgenerally admired.; "good taste"
~ discriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste.; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
adv. 26. good, well(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well').; "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-seasoned dish"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
~ combining forma bound form used only in compounds.; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
adv. 27. good, soundly, thoroughlycompletely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly').; "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
n. (artifact)1. wella deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine.
~ artesian wella well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward.
~ driven well, tube wella well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water.
~ excavationa hole in the ground made by excavating.
~ gas wella well that yields or has yielded natural gas.
~ oil well, oilera well that yields or has yielded oil.
~ sumpa well or other hole in which water has collected.
n. (artifact)2. wella cavity or vessel used to contain liquid.
~ inkstand, inkwella small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped.
~ vesselan object used as a container (especially for liquids).
n. (communication)3. fountainhead, well, wellspringan abundant source.; "she was a well of information"
~ sourcea document (or organization) from which information is obtained.; "the reporter had two sources for the story"
n. (artifact)4. wellan open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway).
~ shafta vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator).
~ stairwella vertical well around which there is a stairway.
n. (artifact)5. wellan enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps.
~ bilge well(nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away.
~ compartmenta partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area.
~ pump wellan enclosure in the middle of a ship's hold that protects the ship's pumps.
v. (motion)6. swell, wellcome up, as of a liquid.; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
~ rise up, surface, come up, risecome to the surface.
adj. 7. wellin good health especially after having suffered illness or injury.; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
~ fitphysically and mentally sound or healthy.; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
~ healthyhaving or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease.; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
~ asymptomatic, symptomlesshaving no symptoms of illness or disease.
~ cured, healed, recoveredfreed from illness or injury.; "the patient appears cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"
adj. 8. wellwise or advantageous and hence advisable.; "it would be well to start early"
~ advisableworthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise.; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first"
adv. 9. wellthoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form.; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef"; "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated"
adv. 10. easily, wellindicating high probability; in all likelihood.; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
adv. 11. well(used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully.; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
~ intensifier, intensivea modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies.; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
adv. 12. wellto a suitable or appropriate extent or degree.; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
adv. 13. wellfavorably; with approval.; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
adv. 14. considerably, substantially, wellto a great extent or degree.; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
adv. 15. intimately, wellwith great or especially intimate knowledge.; "we knew them well"
adv. 16. wellwith prudence or propriety.; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not well refuse"
adv. 17. wellwith skill or in a pleasing manner.; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
adv. 18. advantageously, wellin a manner affording benefit or advantage.; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
adv. 19. comfortably, wellin financial comfort.; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
adv. 20. wellwithout unusual distress or resentment; with good humor.; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"
n. (state)1. fix, hole, jam, kettle of fish, mess, muddle, pickleinformal terms for a difficult situation.; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
~ difficultya condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome.; "grappling with financial difficulties"
~ dog's breakfast, dog's dinnera poor job; a mess.; "they made a real dog's breakfast of that job"
n. (act)2. fixsomething craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug.; "she needed a fix of chocolate"
~ intravenous injectionan injection into a vein.
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
n. (act)3. fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparationthe act of putting something in working order again.
~ improvementthe act of improving something.; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
~ darningthe act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads.
~ patchingthe act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it.
~ maintenance, upkeep, careactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order.; "he wrote the manual on car care"
~ quick fix, quickie, quicky, band aidhurried repair.
~ restorationthe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state.
~ reconstructionthe activity of constructing something again.
~ restitutionthe act of restoring something to its original state.
n. (act)4. fixan exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear.; "collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"
~ granting immunity, exemption, immunityan act exempting someone.; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
n. (act)5. fix, localisation, localization, locating, locationa determination of the place where something is.; "he got a good fix on the target"
~ determination, findingthe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation.; "the determination of molecular structures"
~ echo sounding, echolocationdetermining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it.
v. (change)6. bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
~ ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, betterto make better.; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
~ tinker, fiddletry to fix or mend.; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"
~ fillplug with a substance.; "fill a cavity"
~ patch, piecerepair by adding pieces.; "She pieced the china cup"
~ cobblerepair or mend.; "cobble shoes"
~ repoint, pointrepair the joints of bricks.; "point a chimney"
~ trouble-shoot, troubleshootsolve problems.; "He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"
~ patch up, patchmend by putting a patch on.; "patch a hole"
~ resole, soleput a new sole on.; "sole the shoes"
~ revamp, vampprovide (a shoe) with a new vamp.; "revamp my old boots"
~ reheel, heelput a new heel on.; "heel shoes"
~ darnrepair by sewing.; "darn socks"
v. (contact)7. fasten, fix, securecause to be firmly attached.; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
~ strapsecure (a sprained joint) with a strap.
~ tie, bindfasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord.; "They tied their victim to the chair"
~ rigconnect or secure to.; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
~ bittsecure with a bitt.; "bitt the ship line"
~ latchfasten with a latch.; "latch the door"
~ garterfasten with or as if with a garter.
~ chainfasten or secure with chains.; "Chain the chairs together"
~ cablefasten with a cable.; "cable trees"
~ picketfasten with a picket.; "picket the goat"
~ rope upattach to one another, for safety.; "The mountaineers roped up when they started the final ascent"
~ attachcause to be attached.
~ cinch, girthtie a cinch around.; "cinch horses"
~ bandage, bindwrap around with something so as to cover or enclose.
~ crampsecure with a cramp.; "cramp the wood"
~ cleatsecure on a cleat.; "cleat a line"
~ cast anchor, drop anchor, anchorsecure a vessel with an anchor.; "We anchored at Baltimore"
~ anchor, groundfix firmly and stably.; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
~ moorsecure with cables or ropes.; "moor the boat"
~ moor, berth, tie upsecure in or as if in a berth or dock.; "tie up the boat"
~ spikesecure with spikes.
~ sew, sew together, stitch, run upfasten by sewing; do needlework.
~ crankfasten with a crank.
~ noosesecure with a noose.
~ chocksecure with chocks.
~ bradfasten with brads.
~ bightfasten with a bight.
~ belayfasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat.
~ belayturn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him.
~ barsecure with, or as if with, bars.; "He barred the door"
~ clampfasten or fix with a clamp.; "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"
~ velcrofasten with Velcro.; "velcro the belt"
~ fastenbecome fixed or fastened.; "This dress fastens in the back"
~ stayfasten with stays.
~ clinchflatten the ends (of nails and rivets).; "the nails were clinched"
~ clinchsecure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts.; "The girder was clinched into the wall"
~ lockfasten with a lock.; "lock the bike to the fence"
~ lock upsecure by locking.; "lock up the house before you go on vacation"
~ haspsecure or lock with a hasp.
~ zip, zip up, zipperclose with a zipper.; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
~ tackfasten with tacks.; "tack the notice on the board"
~ stringstring together; tie or fasten with a string.; "string the package"
~ hookfasten with a hook.
~ beltfasten with a belt.; "belt your trousers"
~ cementbind or join with or as if with cement.
~ groutbind with grout.; "grout the bathtub"
~ staplesecure or fasten with a staple or staples.; "staple the papers together"
~ rivetfasten with a rivet or rivets.
~ buttonfasten with buttons.; "button the dress"
~ pinattach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.; "pin the needle to the shirt"; "pin the blame on the innocent man"
~ hang, hang upcause to be hanging or suspended.; "Hang that picture on the wall"
~ hangplace in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction.; "hang a door"
~ deposit, stick, wedge, lodgeput, fix, force, or implant.; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
~ entrench, intrenchfix firmly or securely.
~ buckle, claspfasten with a buckle or buckles.
~ brooch, claspfasten with or as if with a brooch.
~ staketie or fasten to a stake.; "stake your goat"
~ wirefasten with wire.; "The columns were wired to the beams for support"
~ coaptfit tightly and fasten.
~ jogglefasten or join with a joggle.
~ jointfasten with a joint.
~ togglefasten with, or as if with, a toggle.
v. (communication)8. define, determine, fix, limit, set, specifydecide upon or fix definitely.; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
~ quantifyuse as a quantifier.
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
~ namemention and identify by name.; "name your accomplices!"
~ resetset anew.; "They re-set the date on the clock"
~ definegive a definition for the meaning of a word.; "Define `sadness'"
v. (creation)9. cook, fix, make, prepare, readyprepare for eating by applying heat.; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
~ preserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting.; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
~ dress out, dresskill and prepare for market or consumption.; "dress a turkey"
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ deglazedissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring.
~ escallop, scallopbake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top.
~ flambepour liquor over and ignite (a dish).
~ put onput on the stove or ready for cooking.; "put on the tea, please!"
~ devilcoat or stuff with a spicy paste.; "devilled eggs"
~ precookcook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long.; "precook the rice"
~ whip up, whomp upprepare or cook quickly or hastily.
~ cook up, concoctprepare or cook by mixing ingredients.; "concoct a strange mixture"
~ lardprepare or cook with lard.; "lard meat"
~ makegather and light the materials for.; "make a fire"
v. (competition)10. fix, get, pay back, pay offtake vengeance on or get even.; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
~ get back, get eventake revenge or even out a score.; "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
~ paymake a compensation for.; "a favor that cannot be paid back"
v. (creation)11. fixset or place definitely.; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
~ institute, establish, found, plant, constituteset up or lay the groundwork for.; "establish a new department"
v. (change)12. fixkill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study.
~ cytologythe branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells.
~ gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set upmake 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"
v. (change)13. fix, fixatemake fixed, stable or stationary.; "let's fix the picture to the frame"
~ attachcause to be attached.
v. (body)14. desex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize, unsexmake infertile.; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
~ neuter, spay, castrate, alterremove the ovaries of.; "Is your cat spayed?"
~ demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, castrateremove the testicles of a male animal.
~ vasectomise, vasectomizeremove the vas deferens.; "many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"
~ operate on, operateperform surgery on.; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
v. (social)15. fixinfluence an event or its outcome by illegal means.; "fix a race"
~ act upon, influence, workhave and exert influence or effect.; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
v. (contact)16. deposit, fix, posit, situateput (something somewhere) firmly.; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
~ buryplace in the earth and cover with soil.; "They buried the stolen goods"
~ lay, place, put, set, position, poseput into a certain place or abstract location.; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
~ sedimentdeposit as a sediment.
v. (change)17. fix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set upmake 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"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
~ socialise, socializeprepare for social life.; "Children have to be socialized in school"
~ providetake measures in preparation for.; "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
~ cramprepare (students) hastily for an impending exam.
~ preconditionput into the required condition beforehand.
~ fixkill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study.
~ mountfix onto a backing, setting, or support.; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
~ lay out, set up, setget ready for a particular purpose or event.; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
~ winterise, winterizeprepare for winter.; "winterize cars"; "winterize your houses"
~ summerise, summerizeprepare for summer.; "summerize your car"; "summerize a house"
~ primeinsert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing.; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
~ crop, cultivate, workprepare for crops.; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
~ brace, poiseprepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult.