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Definitions of fixable word
- verb with object fixable to repair; mend. 1
- verb with object fixable to put in order or in good condition; adjust or arrrange: She fixed her hair in a bun. 1
- verb with object fixable to make fast, firm, or stable. 1
- verb with object fixable to place definitely and more or less permanently: to fix a circus poster to a wall. 1
- verb with object fixable to settle definitely; determine: to fix a price. 1
- verb with object fixable to direct (the eyes, the attention, etc.) steadily: His eyes were fixed on the distant ship. 1
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Origin of fixable
First appearance:before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; 1900-05 for def 29; 1935-40 for def 31; Middle English fixen (v.) < Medieval Latin fixāre, derivative of Latin fixus fixed, past participle of fīgere to fasten
Parts of speech for Fixable
A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.
fixable usage trend in Literature
Synonyms for fixable
- curable — If a disease or illness is curable, it can be cured.
- rectifiable — able to be rectified.
- amendable — to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure: Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
- corrigible — capable of being corrected
- improvable — to bring into a more desirable or excellent condition: He took vitamins to improve his health.
Antonyms for fixable
- irrecoverable — incapable of being recovered or regained: an irrecoverable debt.
- problematic — of the nature of a problem; doubtful; uncertain; questionable.
- irredeemable — not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off.
- up for grabs — to seize suddenly or quickly; snatch; clutch: He grabbed me by the collar.
- unrecoverable — able to recover or be recovered: a patient now believed to be recoverable; recoverable losses on his investments.
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