get a fix on

Definition of get a fix on

  1. 1 :  to determine the exact position of something (such as a ship or an airplane) We're trying to get a fix on the ship's location.

  2. 2 :  to get an accurate understanding of something Voters are still trying to get a fix on her character. Analysts are reading reports to get a fix on how the market will perform.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  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


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