Definition of "fixed" []

  • Firmly in position; stationary. (adjective)
  • Determined; established; set: at a fixed time; a fixed price. (adjective)
  • Not subject to change or variation; constant: pensioners on a fixed income. (adjective)
  • Chemistry Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile. (adjective)
  • Chemistry Being in a stable, combined form: fixed nitrogen. (adjective)
  • Attached or placed so as to be immovable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Not subject to change; stable (adjective)
  • Steadily directed (adjective)
  • Established as to relative position (adjective)
  • Not fluctuating; always at the same time (adjective)
  • (of ideas, notions, etc) firmly maintained (adjective)
  • (of an element) held in chemical combination (adjective)
  • (of a substance) nonvolatile (adjective)
  • Arranged (adjective)
  • 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 (adjective)
  • Equipped or provided for, as with money, possessions, etc (adjective)
  • Illegally arranged (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "fixed" in a sentence
  • "We find it fixed in these stones, for which reason Dr. Black called it “fixed air”—finding it in these fixed things like marble and chalk—he called it fixed air because it lost its quality of air, and assumed the condition of a solid body."
  • "Fortune, -- "Volve sua spera, e beata si gode:" the motive power of this wheel distinguishing its goddess from the fixed majesty of Necessitas with her iron nails; or [Greek: anankê], with her pillar of fire and iridescent orbits, _fixed_ at the centre."
  • "Jules was on his back, his expression fixed in a blank stare."