fix on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyfix on
he/she/itfixes on
present participlefixing on
past tensefixed on
past participlefixed on
  1. 1
    to choose someone or something after considering the situation

    We’ve finally fixed on the Lake District for our summer holiday.

  2. 2
    fix something on something if you fix your eyes or your attention on someone or something, you look straight at them and at nothing else

    She fixed her gaze on Jeff.

    I kept my eyes fixed on the horizon.

  3. 3
    be fixed on (doing) something informal to think about something so much, or to be so determined to do something, that you do not think about anything else
See also main entry: fix