The difference between Fix and Join

When used as nouns, fix means a repair or corrective action, whereas join means an intersection of piping or wiring.

When used as verbs, fix means to pierce, whereas join means to combine more than one item into one.

check bellow for the other definitions of Fix and Join

  1. Fix as a noun:

    A repair or corrective action.


    "That plumber's fix is much better than the first one's."

  2. Fix as a noun:

    A difficult situation; a quandary or dilemma.


    "It rained before we repaired the roof, and were we in a fix!"

  3. Fix as a noun (informal):

    A single dose of an addictive drug administered to a drug user.

  4. Fix as a noun:

    A prearrangement of the outcome of a supposedly competitive process, such as a sporting event, a game, an election, a trial, or a bid.

  5. Fix as a noun:

    A determination of location.


    "We have a fix on your position."

  6. Fix as a noun (US):

    fettlings (mixture used to line a furnace)

  1. Fix as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To pierce; now generally replaced by transfix. (Of a piercing look) to direct at someone.


    "He fixed me with a sickly grin, and said, "I told you it wouldn't work!"

  2. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To attach; to affix; to hold in place or at a particular time. To focus or determine (oneself, on a concept); to fixate.


    "A dab of chewing gum will [[fix]] your note to the bulletin board."

    "A leech can [[fix]] itself to your skin without you feeling it."

    "The Constitution [[fix]]es the date when Congress must meet."

    "She's fixed on the idea of becoming a doctor."

  3. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To mend, to repair.


    "That heater will start a fire if you don't fix it."

  4. Fix as a verb (transitive, informal):

    To prepare (food).


    "She fixed dinner for the kids."

  5. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To make (a contest, vote, or gamble) unfair; to privilege one contestant or a particular group of contestants, usually before the contest begins; to arrange immunity for defendants by tampering with the justice system via bribery or extortion


    "A majority of voters believed the election was fixed in favor of the incumbent."

  6. Fix as a verb (transitive, US, informal):

    To surgically render an animal, especially a pet, infertile.


    "Rover stopped digging under the fence after we had the vet fix him."

  7. Fix as a verb (transitive, mathematics, sematics):

    To map a (point or subset) to itself.

  8. Fix as a verb (transitive, informal):

    To take revenge on, to best; to serve justice on an assumed miscreant.


    "He got caught breaking into lockers, so a couple of guys fixed him after work."

  9. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To render (a photographic impression) permanent by treating with such applications as will make it insensitive to the action of light.

  10. Fix as a verb (transitive, chemistry, biology):

    To convert into a stable or available form.


    "Legumes are valued in crop rotation for their ability to fix nitrogen."

    "rfquotek Abney"

  11. Fix as a verb (intransitive):

    To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to rest.

  12. Fix as a verb (intransitive):

    To become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and malleable, as a metallic substance.


    "rfquotek Francis Bacon"

  1. Join as a noun:

    An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.

  2. Join as a noun (computing, databases):

    An intersection of data in two or more database tables.

  3. Join as a noun (algebra):

    The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol .

  1. Join as a verb (transitive):

    To combine more than one item into one; to put together.


    "The plumber joined the two ends of the broken pipe. We joined our efforts to get an even better result."

  2. Join as a verb (intransitive):

    To come together; to meet.


    "Parallel lines never join. These two rivers join in about 80 miles."

  3. Join as a verb (transitive):

    To come into the company of.


    "I will join you watching the football game as soon as I have finished my work."

  4. Join as a verb (transitive):

    To become a member of.


    "Many children join a sports club. Most politicians have joined a party."

  5. Join as a verb (computing, databases, transitive):

    To produce an intersection of data in two or more database tables.


    "By joining the Customer table on the Product table, we can show each customer's name alongside the products they have ordered."

  6. Join as a verb:

    To unite in marriage.

  7. Join as a verb (obsolete, rare):

    To enjoin upon; to command.

  8. Join as a verb:

    To accept, or engage in, as a contest.


    "to join encounter, battle, or issue"

    "rfquotek Milton"