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Adjective: fixed  fikst
  1. (of a number) having an unchanging value
    - constant
     
  2. Unchanging and unmoving
    "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare";
    - set, rigid
     
  3. Securely placed, fastened or set
    "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor"
     
  4. Incapable of being changed, moved or undone
    "living on fixed incomes";
    - frozen
Verb: fix  fiks
  1. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    "She fixed her TV set";
    - repair, mend, bushel [US], doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
     
  2. Cause to be firmly attached
    "she fixed her gaze on the man";
    - fasten, secure
     
  3. Decide upon definitely; give a value
    "fix the variables";
    - specify, set, determine, define, limit
     
  4. (of food) combine or process (e.g. heat) to make ready for eating
    "fix breakfast for the guests, please";
    - cook, ready, make, prepare
     
  5. Take vengeance on or get even
    "That'll fix him good!";
    - pay back, pay off, get
     
  6. Set or place definitely
    "Let's fix the date for the party!"
     
  7. (cytology) kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
     
  8. Make fixed, stable or stationary
    "let's fix the picture to the frame";
    - fixate
     
  9. Make infertile
    "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are fixed";
    - sterilize, sterilise [Brit], desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise [Brit]
     
  10. Influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
    "fix a race"
     
  11. Put (something somewhere) firmly
    "fix your eyes on this spot";
    - situate, posit, deposit
     
  12. Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill";
    - prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set

See also: determinate, fast, firm, geostationary, geosynchronous, immobile, leaded, nonmoving, secure, stationary, taped, unadjustable, unchangeable, unmoving

Type of: act upon, alter, ameliorate, amend, attach, better, change, choose, constitute, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, establish, found, get back, get even, improve, influence, institute, lay, meliorate, mend, modify, operate, operate on, pick out, place, plant, pose, position, put, select, set, take, work

Antonym: unfixed

Encyclopedia: Fixed

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