- The definition of fixed is established or steady, or is slang meaning a dishonest outcome.
- An example of fixed as an adjective is in the phrase "fixed rate," which means an interest rate that is not going to change.
- An example of fixed as an adjective is "fixed race," which means a horse race where action was taken to make sure that one horse would be the winner and others would lose.
- Fixed is defined as to have repaired something, or is slang meaning that an animal was spayed or neutered.
- An example of fixed is to have put a broken toy back together.
- An example of fixed is an animal that cannot have offspring.
- firmly placed or attached; not movable
- established; settled; set: a fixed price
- steady; unmoving; resolute: a fixed purpose
- remaining in the same position relative to the earth: a fixed satellite
- persisting obstinately in the mind and tending to control the thoughts and actions; obsessive: a fixed idea
- nonvolatile, as a vegetable oil
- incorporated into a stable compound from its free state, as atmospheric nitrogen
- permanently held, as a fabric dye
- ⌂ Informal supplied with something needed, specif. money: comfortably fixed for life
- ⌂ Slang with the outcome dishonestly arranged beforehand: a fixed race
- Firmly in position; stationary: a fixed dwelling.
- Determined; established; set: at a fixed time; a fixed price.
- Not subject to change or variation; unchanging: pensioners on a fixed income.
- Chemistry a. Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile.b. Being in a stable, combined form: fixed nitrogen.
- a. Firmly, often dogmatically held: fixed beliefs.b. Persistently occurring in the mind; obsessive: a fixed, delusive notion.
- Supplied, especially with funds. Often used in combination: a well-fixed bachelor.
- Illegally prearranged as to outcome: a fixed election.
- simple past tense and past participle of fix
(comparative more fixed, superlative most fixed)
- Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
- fixed assets
- I work fixed hours for a fixed salary.
- Every religion has its own fixed ideas.
- He looked at me with a fixed glare.
- Attached; affixed
- Chemically stable.
- Supplied with what one needs.
- She's nicely fixed after two divorce settlements.
- (law) To record a sound on a permanent medium
- In the United States, recordings are only granted copyright protection when the sounds in the recording were fixed and first published on or after February 15, 1972.
- (dialectal, informal) Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated), a fixed tomcat, the she-cat has been fixed.