|1.||to become or cause to become fixed|
|2.||to direct the eye or eyes at a point in space so that the image of the point falls on the centre (fovea) of the eye or eyes|
|3.||psychol to engage in fixation|
|4.||informal (tr; usually passive) to obsess or preoccupy|
|[C19: from Latin fixus fixed + |
fixate fix·ate (fĭk'sāt')
v. fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing, fix·ates
To make fixed, stable, or stationary.
To focus one's eyes or attention on.
To develop a fixation; become attached to in an immature or neurotic way.