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fixed adj
1 (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
2 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" [syn: set, rigid]
3 securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor" [ant: unfixed]
4 intent and directed steadily; "had her gaze fastened on the stranger"; "a fixed expresson" [syn: fastened]
5 incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes" [syn: frozen]
6 mended or put in working order; "a reconditioned sewing machine"; "a repaired vacuum cleaner"; "the broken lock is now fixed" [syn: reconditioned, repaired]
7 not increasing as the amount taxed increases [syn: flat]
8 specified in advance; "a given number"; "we will meet at a given time and location" [syn: given(a)]
9 directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an intent gaze" [syn: intent]

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fixed
  1. past of fix
  2. Repaired.
    Has your car been fixed yet?
  3. Of an animal, spayed or neutered.
  4. Of a gambling device or game, crooked, dishonest, or rigged.
    Don't go to that casino, the roulette wheel is fixed.
  5. Attacked or punished.
    When we find out who squealed on our roulette wheel, they're going to get fixed.
  6. Protected from arrest.
    Don't worry about it, we're fixed with the cops.
  7. Of a a public election, rigged or altered.

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