|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) to make stable or stationary; 2) to become fixed
The eyes of the actor fixated on a brunette ironing costumes on the other side of the room; it was the beginning of a loving relationship that lasted a lifetime.
Related English words: fixation, fixative (serving to make fixed or permanent)
Latin root word: figo, figere, fixi, fixus - fasten, attach, make firm