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fixture

[ fiks-cher ]SEE DEFINITION OF fixture

Synonyms for fixture

  • accessory
  • component
  • device
  • equipment
  • appendage
  • appurtenance
  • attachment
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIXTURE

The door was no more a part and fixture of that home than she was.

We then get a more definite idea of the nut, which was in most cases a fixture.

Dinner alone was a "fixture;" everything else was at the caprice of each.

To be sure, everybody spoke to him as though he were a fixture in the land.

She regarded herself, as did all the better-class employees, as a fixture.

Camerino was always there; he was a sort of fixture in the house.

It has had set on it recently an iron frame or fixture for a gas-lamp.

He was very faithful and responsible, and soon became a fixture on the place.

With two sticks, I can hobble about the house and garden; without them, behold me a fixture.

Graves's pet was as much a fixture of Graves's house as the front door.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "act of fixing," perhaps from fix (v.) on model of mixture. Meaning "anything fixed or securely fastened" is from 1812.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIXTURE

appointment

nounfurnishing(s)
  • accoutrement
  • appurtenance
  • equipage
  • fitting
  • fixture
  • gear
  • outfit
  • paraphernalia
  • trappings

attachments

nounsomething joined, fastened to another
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