(adjective, verb)


1. (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value

Similar word(s): determinate

2. fixed and unmoving

- with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare

Similar word(s): nonmoving, unmoving, rigid, set

3. securely placed or fastened or set

- a fixed piece of wood

- a fixed resistor

Similar word(s): fast, firm, immobile, geostationary, geosynchronous, leaded, stationary, taped, unadjustable, secure

4. incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.

- living on fixed incomes

Similar word(s): unchangeable, frozen

Sentences with fixed as an adjective:

- 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.

- She's nicely fixed after two divorce settlements.

- 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.

- a fixed tomcat; the she-cat has been fixed


1. simple past tense and past participle of fix