Definition of fix on/upon
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 : to make a decision about or choose (something) After weeks of discussion, they've finally fixed on a solution.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: 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
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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