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fixed

fixed

 
pronunciation:
fIkst
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: firmly placed or fastened; unmoving; stationary.
a fixed shelf
antonyms:
floating
similar words:
adamant, fast, firm, stable, stationary
definition 2: made stable; constant.
fixed dyes
similar words:
firm, stable
definition 3: without change or variation; definite.
a fixed set of rulesfixed ideas
antonyms:
moving
similar words:
certain, definite, firm, rigid, stable, standing
definition 4: decisively arranged; predictably recurrent.
She goes to work at a fixed time every day.
similar words:
certain, set
definition 5: (informal) illegally prearranged.
The elections were fixed.
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derivations: fixedly (adv.), fixedness (n.)