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Definition 1: securely placed or fastened or set - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where fixed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a fixed piece of wood
  • a fixed resistor

(fixed is similar to ...) securely fixed in place

"the post was still firm after being hit by the car"

(fixed is similar to ...) of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth

"a geostationary satellite"

(fixed is similar to ...) of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

(fixed is similar to ...) (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead

"leaded windowpanes"

(fixed is similar to ...) not capable of being moved

"stationary machinery"

(fixed is similar to ...) secured or held in place by tape

"carefully taped pieces of glass served as a windowpane"

(fixed is similar to ...) not adjustable

(means also ...) not likely to fail or give way

"the lock was secure" "a secure foundation" "a secure hold on her wrist"

Definition 2: (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(fixed is similar to ...) precisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed by rule or by a specific and constant cause

"a determinate distance" "a determinate number" "determinate variations in animals"

Definition 3: fixed and unmoving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fixed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
  • his bearded face already has a set hollow look
  • a face rigid with pain

Synonyms for fixed in the sense of this definition

(fixed is similar to ...) not in motion

Definition 4: incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fixed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • frozen prices
  • living on fixed incomes

Synonyms for fixed in the sense of this definition

(fixed is similar to ...) not changeable or subject to change

"a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm" "the unchangeable seasons" "one of the unchangeable facts of life"

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