What are some opposite words for fixate?

Antonyms for fixate
ˈfɪk seɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term fixate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fixate(verb)

    attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way

    "He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40"

    Synonyms:
    fix, settle on

  2. fixate(verb)

    pay attention to exclusively and obsessively

    "The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death"

    Synonyms:
    fix, settle on

  3. fixate, fix(verb)

    make fixed, stable or stationary

    "let's fix the picture to the frame"

    Synonyms:
    furbish up, desexualise, sterilize, ready, prepare, get, set up, cook, secure, sterilise, gear up, mend, make, fasten, bushel, desexualize, define, specify, determine, desex, deposit, touch on, repair, pay back, posit, settle on, unsex, situate, limit, restore, set, fix, pay off, doctor

  4. fixate, settle on(verb)

    become fixed (on)

    "Her eyes fixated on a point on the horizon"

    Synonyms:
    fix, settle on

How to use fixate in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    The 3 billion euro IPA fund proposal is no longer on the table as we have said we will not accept it, as for fresh resources, we're talking about a 3 billion euro amount in the first stage. But we don’t want to fixate on this because the requirements may go up, and the assessment for this would need to be done annually.

How to pronounce fixate?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say fixate in sign language?

  1. fixate

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