The difference between Fix and Move

When used as nouns, fix means a repair or corrective action, whereas move means the act of moving.

When used as verbs, fix means to pierce, whereas move means to change place or posture.

check bellow for the other definitions of Fix and Move

  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. Move as a verb (intransitive):

    To change place or posture; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another.


    "A ship moves rapidly."

    "I was sitting on the sofa for a long time, feeling too lazy to move."

    "synonyms: stir"

  2. Move as a verb (intransitive):

    To act; to take action; to begin to act


    "to move in a matter"

    "Come on guys, let's move: there's work to do!"

    "synonyms: get moving stir"

  3. Move as a verb (intransitive):

    To change residence, for example from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place. See also move out and move in.


    "I decided to move to the country for a more peaceful life."

    "They moved closer to work to cut down commuting time."

  4. Move as a verb (intransitive, chess, and other games):

    To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.


    "The rook moved from a8 to a6."

    "My opponent's counter was moving much quicker round the board than mine."

  5. Move as a verb (transitive, ergative):

    To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another


    "The waves moved the boat up and down."

    "The horse moves a carriage."

    "synonyms: stir impel"

  6. Move as a verb (transitive, chess):

    To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game


    "She moved the queen closer to the centre of the board."

  7. Move as a verb (transitive):

    To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.


    "This song moves me to dance."

  8. Move as a verb (transitive):

    To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion, to excite (for example, an emotion).


    "That book really moved me."

    "synonyms: affect trouble"

  9. Move as a verb (transitive, intransitive):

    To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit


    "I move to repeal the rule regarding obligatory school uniform."

  10. Move as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To mention; to raise (a question); to suggest (a course of action); to lodge (a complaint).

  11. Move as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To incite, urge (someone to do something); to solicit (someone for or of an issue); to make a proposal to.

  12. Move as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To apply to, as for aid.


    "rfquotek Shakespeare"

  13. Move as a verb:

    To request an action from the court.


    "An attorney moved the court to issue a restraining order."

    "The district attorney moved for a non-suit."

  1. Move as a noun:

    The act of moving; a movement.


    "A slight move of the tiller, and the boat will go off course."

  2. Move as a noun:

    An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.


    "He made another move towards becoming a naturalized citizen."

  3. Move as a noun:

    A formalized or practiced action used in athletics, dance, physical exercise, self-defense, hand-to-hand combat, etc.


    "She always gets spontaneous applause for that one move."

    "He can win a [[match]] with that one move."

  4. Move as a noun:

    The event of changing one's residence.


    "The move into my fiancé's house took two long days."

    "They were pleased about their move to the country."

  5. Move as a noun:

    A change in strategy.


    "I am worried about our boss's move."

    "It was a smart move to bring on a tall striker to play against the smaller defenders."

  6. Move as a noun:

    A transfer, a change from one employer to another.

  7. Move as a noun (board games):

    The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another according to the rules of the game.


    "The best move of the game was when he sacrificed his rook in order to gain better possession."

    "It's your move! Roll the dice!"

    "If you roll a six, you can make two moves."

    "synonyms: play"