Definition of fixed
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 : supplied with something (such as money) needed comfortably fixed
fixedlyplay \ˈfik-səd-lē, ˈfikst-lē\ adverb
fixednessplay \ˈfik-səd-nəs, ˈfiks(t)-nəs\ noun
Examples of fixed in a Sentence
a small mirror fixed to the wall
That day remains fixed in my memory.
Recent Examples of fixed from the Web
The shuttle provides fixed stops and a regular route for passengers, which sounds a lot like a bus and has led to ridicule on social media and some criticism that the service poses a threat to public transit.
One advantage for the county is that ICE would pay a fixed amount per bed even if there aren’t enough detainees to fill all 50 every day, County Commissioner Charlie Howell said.
At least 20 fire engines, four fixed-wing firefighting airplanes, and four helicopters from Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service fought the fire.
And unlike a tablet or smartphone, the stationary Echo Show sits at a fixed angle and stays plugged in for power at all times, similar to a digital picture frame.
There’s no fixed process for predicting the results and controlling what happens.
O'Connell said that Louisville Metro’s intervention paid especially high dividends in the debate over the fixed electric service charge.
The problem is expected to only grow as housing costs increase and the population ages and increasingly begins to subsist on a fixed income.
Fixed-wing aircraft, including drones, are also likely targets.
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First Known Use of fixed
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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
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