Meaning of FIXED in English

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


You use ~ to describe something which stays the same and does not or cannot vary.

They issue a ~ number of shares that trade publicly...

Tickets will be printed with ~ entry times...

Many restaurants offer ~-price menus.

= set

ADJ: usu ADJ n


If you say that someone has ~ ideas or opinions, you mean that they do not often change their ideas and opinions, although perhaps they should.

...people who have ~ ideas about things.

? flexible

ADJ: usu ADJ n


If someone has a ~ smile on their face, they are smiling even though they do not feel happy or pleased.

I had to go through the rest of the evening with a ~ smile on my face.



Someone who is of no ~ address, or in British English no ~ abode, does not have a permanent place to live. (FORMAL)

They are not able to get a job interview because they have no ~ address...

He’s of no ~ abode and we found him on the streets.

PHRASE: of/with PHR, v PHR


see also fix

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