The difference between Fix and Run through

When used as verbs, fix means to pierce, whereas run through means to summarise briefly.

Fix is also noun with the meaning: a repair or corrective action.

check bellow for the other definitions of Fix and Run through

  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. Run through as a verb (transitive, idiomatic):

    To summarise briefly


    "Let me run through today's meeting for those who missed it."

  2. Run through as a verb (idiomatic, colloquial):

    To inform or educate someone, typically of a new concept or a concept particular to an organization or industry

  3. Run through as a verb (idiomatic):

    To repeat something.


    "We will run through scene 2 until we get it right."

  4. Run through as a verb (idiomatic):

    To use completely, in a short space of time. Usually money.


    "I ran through my wages in two days. Now I've got to live on next to nothing till Friday!"

  5. Run through as a verb:

    To go through hastily.


    "to run through a book"

  6. Run through as a verb (idiomatic):

    To pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.


    "Fear of foreigners runs through that country at all levels of its society."

  7. Run through as a verb (idiomatic):

    To impale a person with a blade, usually a sword.


    "Make just one move, and I'll run you through, sir, without hesitation."

  8. Run through as a verb:

    Of a waterway, to flow through an area.

  9. Run through as a verb: