fix one's eyes/gaze/stare on/upon

idiom

Definition of fix one's eyes/gaze/stare on/upon

: to look at (someone or something) steadily
  • Everyone fixed their eyes on her as she entered the room.

Word by Word Definitions

fix play
  1. : to make firm, stable, or stationary

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

  3. : to change into a stable compound or available form

  1. : a position of difficulty or embarrassment : predicament

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

  3. : an accurate determination or understanding especially by observation or analysis

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely

gaze play
  1. : to fix the eyes in a steady intent look often with eagerness or studious attention

  1. : a fixed intent look

stare play
  1. : to look fixedly often with wide-open eyes

  2. : to show oneself conspicuously

  3. : to stand on end : bristle

  1. : the act or an instance of staring

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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