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fixed

 (fĭkst)
adj.
1. Firmly in position; stationary: a fixed dwelling.
2. Determined; established; set: at a fixed time; a fixed price.
3. Not subject to change or variation; unchanging: pensioners on a fixed income.
4. Chemistry
a. Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile.
b. Being in a stable, combined form: fixed nitrogen.
5.
a. Firmly, often dogmatically held: fixed beliefs.
b. Persistently occurring in the mind; obsessive: a fixed, delusive notion.
6. Supplied, especially with funds. Often used in combination: a well-fixed bachelor.
7. Illegally prearranged as to outcome: a fixed election.

fix′ed·ly (fĭk′sĭd-lē) adv.
fix′ed·ness n.

fixed

(fɪkst)
adj
1. attached or placed so as to be immovable
2. not subject to change; stable: fixed prices.
3. steadily directed: a fixed expression.
4. established as to relative position: a fixed point.
5. not fluctuating; always at the same time: a fixed holiday.
6. (of ideas, notions, etc) firmly maintained
7. (Chemistry) (of an element) held in chemical combination: fixed nitrogen.
8. (Chemistry) (of a substance) nonvolatile
9. arranged
10. (Astrology) astrology of, relating to, or belonging to the group consisting of the four signs of the zodiac Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius, which are associated with stability. Compare cardinal9, mutable2
11. informal equipped or provided for, as with money, possessions, etc
12. informal illegally arranged: a fixed trial.
fixedly adv
ˈfixedness n

fixed

(fɪkst)

adj.
1. attached or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; stationary; rigid.
2. rendered stable or permanent, as color.
3. set or intent upon something; steadily directed: a fixed stare.
4. definitely and permanently placed: a fixed buoy.
5. not fluctuating or varying; definite: fixed income.
6. supplied with or having enough of something necessary or wanted, as money.
7. coming each year on the same calendar date.
8. put in order.
9. arranged in advance privately or dishonestly: a fixed race.
10.
a. (of a chemical element) taken into a compound from its free state.
b. nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized: a fixed oil.
[1350–1400]
fix•ed•ly (ˈfɪk sɪd li, ˈfɪkst li) adv.
fix′ed•ness, n.

fixed

One of the three qualities; associated with stability, determination and consistency.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fixed - (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
determinate - 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"
2.fixed - fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain"
nonmoving, unmoving - not in motion
3.fixed - securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor"
secure - not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
unfixed - not firmly placed or set or fastened
4.fixed - incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes"
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"

fixed

adjective
1. inflexible, set, steady, resolute, unwavering, unflinching, unblinking, unbending, undeviating people who have fixed ideas about things
inflexible varying, wavering, inconstant
2. immovable, set, established, secure, rooted, permanent, attached, anchored, rigid, made fast Nato was concentrating on hitting buildings and other fixed structures.
immovable moving, mobile, bending, pliant, motile, unfixed
3. false, fake, feigned, insincere I had a fixed grin on my face.
4. agreed, set, planned, decided, established, settled, arranged, resolved, specified, definite The deal was settled at a prearranged fixed price
5. mended, going, sorted, repaired, put right, in working order The vehicle was fixed.
6. (Informal) rigged, framed, put-up, manipulated, packed Some races are fixed.

fixed

adjective
2. Having distinct limits:
3. In a definite and final form; not likely to change:
4. On an unwavering course of action:
Translations
ثَابِتثابِت، مُحَدَّق فيه، مُرَكَّزمُحَدَّدمُرَتَّب سَلَفا بِصورَة غَير شَريفَه
pevnýupřenýzfalšovanýnehybný
fastsataftaltfast
kiinteä
fiksni
megbundázottrögzített
ákveîinn, umsaminnfyrirfram ákveîinn, svikinnstöîugur, fastur
固定した
고정된
upretý
dogovorjendoločenpritrjen
lagad
คงที่
kararlaştırılmışönceden ayarlanmışsabitsabitlenmişşikeli
cố định

fixed

[fɪkst]
A. ADJ
1. (= permanent, invariable) [amount, number, rate] → fijo
of no fixed abode or address (Jur) → sin domicilio fijo
2. (= prearranged) → establecido
at a fixed timea una hora establecida
there's no fixed agendano hay un orden del día fijo
3. (= immovable) [smile] → inamovible; [stare] → fijo
she kept a fixed smile on her facemantuvo una sonrisa inamovible
to keep one's eyes fixed on sthmantener la mirada fija en algo
4. (= inflexible) [opinion] → firme, rígido
he has very fixed ideases de ideas fijas
B. CPD fixed assets NPLactivo msing fijo
fixed charge Ncargo m fijo
fixed costs NPLcostos mpl fijos
fixed price Nprecio m fijo

fixed

[ˈfɪkst] adj
(= set) [price] → fixe; [time] → fixe; [number] → fixe
There's a fixed charge → Il y a un prix forfaitaire.
fixed interest rates → des taux d'intérêt fixes
at a fixed price → à un prix fixe
at a fixed time → à heure fixe
of no fixed address, of no fixed abode (British)sans domicile fixe
to have no fixed address → être sans domicile fixe fixed-price
(= inflexible) [idea, opinion] → arrêté(e)
My parents have very fixed ideas → Mes parents ont des idées très arrêtées.
(= artificial) [smile, grin] → figé(e)
(in a particular state)
How are you fixed for money? → Question fric, ça va? fixed assets nplimmobilisations fpl

fixed

adj
(= invariable) amount, timefest(gesetzt); positionunveränderlich; at fixed intervalsin festen Abständen; there’s no fixed agendaes gibt keine feste Tagesordnung; of no fixed abode or address (Jur) → ohne festen Wohnsitz; fixed exchange rate (Fin) → fester Wechselkurs; fixed conversion rates (Fin) → feste Umrechnungskurse pl; fixed menuTagesmenü nt; fixed point (Comput) → Festkomma nt; fixed priceFestpreis m
ideafest; smile, grinstarr; to have a fixed idea or belief that …fest davon überzeugt or nicht davon abzubringen sein, dass …; a fixed stareein starrer Blick
(= rigged) election, game, match, racemanipuliert; it’s a fixed trial, the trial is fixedder Prozess ist eine abgekartete Sache; the interview was fixeddas Interview war gestellt; the whole thing was fixeddas war eine abgekartete Sache (inf)
(inf) how are we fixed for time?wie siehts mit der Zeit aus?; how are you fixed for food/money etc?wie siehts bei dir mit Essen/Geld etc aus?; how are you fixed for tonight?was hast du (für) heute Abend vor?

fixed

:
fixed assets
pl (Comm) → feste Anlagen pl
fixed capital
fixed costs
pl (Comm) → Fixkosten pl
fixed-interest
adjFestzins-; stocks, investmentsfestverzinslich; fixed loanFestzinsanleihe f

fixed

:
fixed-rate
adjFestzins-; fixed mortgageFestzinshypothek f
fixed star
nFixstern m
fixed-term contract
fixed-wing
adj fixed aircraftStarrflügelflugzeug nt

fixed

[fɪkst] adj
a. (gen) → fisso/a
at a fixed time → ad un'ora stabilita
fixed price → prezzo fisso
there's a fixed charge → c'è una quota fissa
b. how are you fixed for money? (fam) → a soldi come stai?
how are you fixed for this evening? → cosa fai stasera?

fix

(fiks) verb
1. to make firm or steady. He fixed the post firmly in the ground; He fixed his eyes on the door.
2. to attach; to join. He fixed the shelf to the wall.
3. to mend or repair. He has succeeded in fixing my watch.
4. to direct (attention, a look etc) at. She fixed all her attention on me.
5. (often with up) to arrange; to settle. to fix a price; We fixed (up) a meeting.
6. to make (something) permanent by the use of certain chemicals. to fix a photgraphic print.
7. to prepare; to get ready. I'll fix dinner tonight.
noun
trouble; a difficulty. I'm in a terrible fix!
fixˈation noun
a strong idea or opinion for or against something that one does not or cannot change. She has a fixation about travelling alone.
fixed adjective
1. arranged in advance; settled. a fixed price.
2. steady; not moving. a fixed gaze/stare.
3. arranged illegally or dishonestly. The result was fixed.
fixedly (ˈfiksidli) adverb
steadily. He stared fixedly.
fixture (ˈfikstʃə) noun
1. a fixed piece of furniture etc. We can't move the cupboard – it's a built-in fixture.
2. an event, especially sporting, arranged for a certain time. The football team has a fixture on Saturday.
fix on
to decide on, choose. Have you fixed on a date for the wedding?
fix (someone) up with (something)
to provide (someone) with (something). Can you fix me up with a car for tomorrow?

fixed

ثَابِت pevný fastsat befestigt στερεωμένος fijo kiinteä fixe fiksni fisso 固定した 고정된 vast fast stały fixado неизменный lagad คงที่ sabitlenmiş cố định 固定的

fixed

a. fijo-a; decidido-a [resolved] resuelto; arreglado-a, determinado-a; compuesto-a;
___ feehonorario ___ o definido;
___ termplazo ___.

fixed

adj fijo
References in classic literature ?
Concerning the old carpenter who fixed the bed for the writer, I only mentioned him because he, like many of what are called very common people, became the nearest thing to what is understandable and lovable of all the grotesques in the writer's book.
He fixed his gaze upon a white sunshade that was advancing at snail's pace from the beach.
For a single instant his searching and yet wary glance met the wondering look of the other, and then changing its direction, partly in cunning, and partly in disdain, it remained fixed, as if penetrating the distant air.
The judge nodded, and leaning forward, for a few moments fixed his eyes upon the prisoner.
He held it for a moment, with his eyes fixed upon hers.
His duties all performed, --the highest prosperity attained,--his race and future generations fixed on a stable basis, and with a stately roof to shelter them for centuries to come,--what other upward step remained for this good man to take, save the final step from earth to the golden gate of heaven
They would take neither the glow of passion nor the tenderness of sentiment, but retained all the rigidity of dead corpses, and stared me in the face with a fixed and ghastly grin of contemptuous defiance.
I knew the next day that a letter containing the key had, by the first post, gone off to his London apartments; but in spite of--or perhaps just on account of--the eventual diffusion of this knowledge we quite let him alone till after dinner, till such an hour of the evening, in fact, as might best accord with the kind of emotion on which our hopes were fixed.
There lay the fixed threads of the warp subject to but one single, ever returning, unchanging vibration, and that vibration merely enough to admit of the crosswise interblending of other threads with its own.
At any rate, when you watch those live crabs that nestle here on this bonnet, such an idea will be almost sure to occur to you; unless, indeed, your fancy has been fixed by the technical term crown also bestowed upon it; in which case you will take great interest in thinking how this mighty monster is actually a diademed king of the sea, whose green crown has been put together for him in this marvellous manner.
So I fixed that as good as I could from the outside by scattering dust on the place, which covered up the smoothness and the sawdust.
Of course every boat-hand fixed a gunny sack and put it on like a bonnet, the way they do when they are toting wood, and we got one for Jake, and he slipped down aft with his hand-bag and come tramping forrard just like the rest, and walked ashore with them, and when we see him pass out of the light of the torch-basket and get swallowed up in the dark, we got our breath again and just felt grateful and splendid.