fixture vs reparation what difference

what is difference between fixture and reparation



Alteration of older fixure, on the model of mixture.


  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃə/


fixture (plural fixtures)

  1. (law) Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold with it; compare fitting, furnishing.
  2. A regular patron of a place or institution; a person constantly present at a certain place.
  3. A lighting unit; a luminaire.
  4. (sports) A scheduled match.
  5. (computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
  6. A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.


Further reading

  • fixture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • fixture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


fixture (third-person singular simple present fixtures, present participle fixturing, simple past and past participle fixtured)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.
    The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
  2. (transitive, sports, Australia, New Zealand) To schedule (a match).



Borrowed from English.


fixture m (plural fixtures)

  1. (sports) fixture
  2. the whole schedule of games to be played in a championship, indicating when each game is to be played, and which team is to play at home
  3. the whole list of games to be played by a given team, indicating the date of each game, and which team is to play at home



Borrowed from Latin reparatio, reparationis.


  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən


reparation (countable and uncountable, plural reparations)

  1. (usually in the plural) A payment of time, effort or money to compensate for past transgression(s).
    • I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able.
  2. (archaic) The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired.
    the reparation of a bridge or of a highway
    • 1791, James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
      The church at Lichfield, in which we had a seat, wanted reparation, so I was to go and find a seat in other churches; and having bad eyes, and being awkward about this, I used to go and read in the fields on Sunday.


  • (a payment): restitution, compensation, amends, satisfaction
  • (a renewing): restoration, repair

Related terms

  • repair
  • reparative


See also

  • microreparations
  • war reparations


  • Praetorian, Prætorian, praetorian, prætorian



reparera +‎ -tion


reparation c

  1. a repair (mending something broken)


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