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
Rates on existing federal student loans with fixed rates will not change.
Jake Arrieta will find his velocity, Anthony Rizzo will find his eye, Kyle Schwarber will find the ball, Willson Contreras will find his confidence and Joe Maddon will find a fixed lineup.
Most states levy a fixed annual fee, while some, such as Tennessee or Florida, do not charge anything.
Officers contacted the man, who was armed with a fixed blade knife.
Aside from DJI’s products, Islamic State has used the Skywalker X8, a fixed-wing craft capable of carrying a 2-pound payload.
There's no Wi-Fi and no electricity, and no fixed restroom.
Computer animators tend to come from a school that says the character is a fixed shape.
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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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