fixable late 15c., from FIX (Cf. fix) (v.) + -ABLE (Cf. -able).

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  • fixable — ● fixable adjectif Qui peut être fixé. fixable [fiksabl] adj. ÉTYM. 1872; en alchimie, v. 1516, in D. D. L.; de fixer. ❖ ♦ Techn., didact …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fixable — Fix a*ble ( [.a]*b l), a. Capable of being fixed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fixable — adjective a) Capable of being fixed, repairable. The word has no fixable meaning. b) attachable …   Wiktionary

  • fixable — fix ► VERB 1) attach or position securely. 2) repair or restore. 3) decide or settle on. 4) make arrangements for. 5) make unchanging, constant or permanent. 6) (fix on) direct or be directed unwaveringly toward. 7) …   English terms dictionary

  • fixable — adjective see fix I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • FIXABLE — adj. des deux genres Qu’on peut fixer …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • fixable — See fix. * * * …   Universalium

  • fixable — Synonyms and related words: ameliorable, amendable, approachable, bribable, buyable, correctable, corrigible, corrupt, corruptible, curable, emendable, improvable, medicable, mendable, on the pad, on the take, purchasable, reclaimable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fixable — fi|xa|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • fixable — adj. can be fixed …   English contemporary dictionary

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