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Synonyms for fixate
ˈfɪk seɪt

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  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"

    fix, settle on

  2. fixate(verb)

    pay attention to exclusively and obsessively

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

    fix, settle on

  3. fixate, fix(verb)

    make fixed, stable or stationary

    "let's fix the picture to the frame"

    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"

    fix, settle on

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  • закрепвам, спирам се на, фиксирамBulgarian
  • fixieren, festmachen, befestigenGerman
  • fiksoitua, fikseerata, keskittyä, kiinnittää, takertua, katseFinnish
  • fixerFrench
  • terpakuIndonesian
  • fixateTamil

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