fix (1)

This page is about the slang term fix (1)


to influence the result of a contest, a vote, or a race by illegal or unethical means

For example

  • The result of the football game was fixed by a group of gamblers who bribed the referee to make decisions that favoured one team.

  • The fixing of matches, or match-fixing, has been a problem in sports such as boxing and soccer.

Quick Quiz

The judges who were involved in fixing the boxing match were

a. congratulated on their work

b. proud of their achievement

c. arrested and sent to jail

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Contributor: Matt Errey