fixed

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adjective \ˈfikst\

Definition of fixed

  1. 1a :  securely placed or fastened :  stationaryb (1) :  nonvolatile (2) :  formed into a chemical compoundc (1) :  not subject to change or fluctuation a fixed income (2) :  firmly set in the mind a fixed idea (3) :  having a final or crystallized form or character (4) :  recurring on the same date from year to year fixed holidaysd :  immobile, concentrated a fixed stare

  2. 2 :  supplied with something (such as money) needed comfortably fixed

fixedly

play \ˈfik-səd-lē, ˈfikst-lē\ adverb

fixedness

play \ˈfik-səd-nəs, ˈfiks(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of fixed in a Sentence

  1. a small mirror fixed to the wall

  2. That day remains fixed in my memory.

14th Century

First Known Use of fixed

14th century



FIXED Defined for English Language Learners

fixed

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adjective \ˈfikst\

Definition of fixed for English Language Learners

  • —used to describe something that does not change

  • : placed or attached in a way that does not move easily

  • : having something needed


FIXED Defined for Kids

fixed

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adjective \ˈfikst\

Definition of fixed for Students

  1. 1 :  not changing :  set … Phoebe wore a fixed expression … — Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons

  2. 2 :  firmly placed A mirror is fixed to the wall. That day is fixed in my memory.

fixedly

\ˈfik-səd-lē\ adverb She was staring fixedly at me.


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