fix on/upon

Definition of fix on/upon

  1. 1 :  to direct one's attention or thoughts toward (something) :  to focus on (something) He has fixed on/upon the idea of going back to school. All eyes fixed on her as she entered the room.

  2. 2 :  to make a decision about or choose (something) After weeks of discussion, they've finally fixed on a solution.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make firm, stable, or stationary

    :  to give a permanent or final form to: such as

    :  to change into a stable compound or available form

  1. :  a position of difficulty or embarrassment :  predicament

    :  the position (as of a ship) determined by bearings, observations, or radio

    :  a determination of one's position

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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