fixed vs frozen what difference

what is difference between fixed and frozen

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɪkst/
  • Rhymes: -ɪkst

Verb

fixed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of fix

Adjective

fixed (comparative more fixed, superlative most fixed)

  1. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
    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.
  2. Stationary.
  3. Attached; affixed.
  4. Chemically stable.
  5. Supplied with what one needs.
    She’s nicely fixed after two divorce settlements.
  6. (law) Of sound, recorded on a permanent medium.
    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.
  7. (dialectal, informal) Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated).
    a fixed tomcat; the she-cat has been fixed
  8. Rigged; fraudulently prearranged.
  9. (of a problem) Resolved; corrected.
  10. Repaired

Synonyms

  • (not able to be changed, staying the same): stable, immobile

Antonyms

  • (not able to be changed, staying the same): mobile

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • broken
  • crooked
  • bribe

Anagrams

  • defix


English

Etymology

From Middle English frozen, frosen, ifrozen, variant of froren, ifroren (“frozen”; > see frorn), past participle of Middle English fresen, freosen (to freeze).

Morphologically froze +‎ -n.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹəʊzən/
  • Rhymes: -əʊzən

Adjective

frozen (comparative more frozen, superlative most frozen)

  1. Having undergone the process of freezing; in ice form.
  2. Immobilized.
  3. (of a bank account or assets) In a state such that transactions are not allowed.
  4. (grammar) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Derived terms

  • deep-frozen
  • frozen food

Translations

Verb

frozen

  1. past participle of freeze
    The mammoth was frozen shortly after death.

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