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English noun: fixture

1. fixture (artifact) an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)

Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact

Narrower (hyponym)bathroom fixture, lighting fixture, plumbing fixture, soap dish

2. fixture (person) a regular patron

SamplesAn habitue of the racetrack.
A bum who is a Central Park fixture.

Synonymshabitue, regular

Broader (hypernym)frequenter, patron

3. fixture (attribute) the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment

Synonymsfastness, fixedness, fixity, secureness

Broader (hypernym)immovability, immovableness

Narrower (hyponym)lodgement, lodging, lodgment


4. fixture (act) the act of putting something in working order again

Synonymsfix, fixing, mend, mending, repair, reparation

Broader (hypernym)improvement

Narrower (hyponym)band aid, care, darning, maintenance, patching, quick fix, quickie, quicky, reconstruction, restitution, restoration, upkeep

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