HyperDic: fixture

English > 4 senses of the word fixture:
NOUNartifactfixturean object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
person fixture, regular, habituea regular patron
attributefixture, fastness, fixedness, fixity, securenessthe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
actfixture, repair, fix, fixing, mend, mending, reparationthe act of putting something in working order again
fixture > pronunciation
Soundsfih'kscher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > fixture: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household).
Narrowerbathroom fixtureAny fixture in a bathroom / bathroom
lighting fixtureA fixture providing artificial light
plumbing fixtureA fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
soap dishA bathroom / bathroom or kitchen fixture for holding a bar of soap
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishinstalación fija, mueble fijo
Catalaninstal·lació fixa, moble fix
Verbsfixcause to be firmly attached
English > fixture: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA regular patron.
Example "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
Synonymsregular, habitue
Broaderpatron, frequenterA regular customer
Spanishasiduo, habitual
Catalanasidu, habitual
English > fixture: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment.
Synonymsfastness, fixedness, fixity, secureness
Narrowerlodgment, lodgement, lodgingThe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
Broaderimmovability, immovablenessnot capable of being moved or rearranged
OppositeloosenessThe quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints
Spanishcontinuidad, fijeza, persistencia, pervivencia
Catalancontinuïtat, fixesa, persistència
Verbsfixcause to be firmly attached
English > fixture: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of putting something in working order again.
Synonymsrepair, fix, fixing, mend, mending, reparation
Narrowerband aid, quick fix, quickie, quickyhurried repair
care, maintenance, upkeepactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order
darningThe act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
patchingThe act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
reconstructionThe activity of constructing something again
restitutionThe act of restoring something to its original state
restorationThe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanisharreglo, compostura, enmienda, instalación, remiendo, reparación, reparo, solución
Catalanadobament, adob, reparació
Verbsfixrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken

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