Definition of fixe
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1.
LNS
fixē
figo
adverb
  1. fixedly
Abbreviations
fīgo, xi, xum, 3 (archaic part. perf. ficta, Lucr. 3, 4; Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 4), v. a. Gr. σφίγγ-ω, to bind fast; σφιγμός, φῖμός, muzzle; cf. fīlum, for figlum. Curt. Gr. Etym. p. 186; Germ. dick. dicht; Engl. thick. etc., Corss. Krit. Nachtr. p. 233, to fix, fasten, drive or thrust in, attach, affix (class.; cf.: pango, configo, defigo). Lit., constr. aliquid, aliquid in with abl. (poet. also in with acc., or aliquid with abl. only): imbrices medias clavulis, Cato, R. R. 21, 3: palum in parietem, Plaut. Mil. 4, 4, 4: mucrones in cive an in hoste, Cic. Phil. 14, 3, 6: tabulam decreti Caesaris aut beneficii, to post up, id. ib. 1, 1, 3; cf. id. ib. 12, 5 fin.: Antonius accepta grandi pecunia fixit legem a dictatore comitiis latam, i. e. posted it up as having been carried, id. Att. 14, 12, 1; cf.: adsentiri, ne qua tabula ullius decreti Caesaris figeretur, id. Phil. 1, 1, 3: fixit leges pretio atque refixit, Verg. A. 6, 622: quique aera legum vetustate delapsa, noscerent figerentque, Tac. H. 4, 40: nec verba minacia aere fixo legebantur, Ov. M. 1, 91: quam damnatis crucem servis fixeras, hadst fixed in the ground, erected, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 6, § 12: feraces plantas humo, to plant, set, Verg. G. 4, 115: clavos verticibus, Hor. C. 3, 24, 5: cuneos, Plin. 17, 14, 24, § 109 (dub.): veribus trementia (frusta), to fix on spits, Verg. A. 1, 212: spicula pectore, Prop. 2, 13, 2 (3, 4, 2 M.); for which: harundo in vertice fixa, Hor. S. 1, 8, 7: cristas vertice, Verg. A. 10, 701: fumantes taedas sub pectore, id. ib. 7, 457: notas in collo dente, to impress, Tib. 1, 8, 38: virus in venas per vulnera, injects, Cic. Arat. 432: vestigia, plants his steps, i. e. moves on, Verg. A. 6, 159: arma quae fixa in parietibus fuerant, fastened up, hung up, Cic. Div. 1, 34, 74; cf.: scuta sublime fixa, id. ib. 2, 31, 67: arma ad postem Herculis, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 5: arma thalamo, Verg. A. 4, 495: arma Troia hic, id. ib. 1, 248: clipeum postibus, id. ib. 3, 287: dona Laurenti Divo, id. ib. 12, 768: ID AES AD STATVAM LORICATAM DIVI IVLII, S. C. ap. Plin. Ep. 8, 6, 13: qui spolia ex hoste fixa domi haberent, Liv. 23, 23, 6; 38, 43, 11: navalem coronam fastigio Palatinae domus, Suet. Claud. 17: luteum opus celsā sub trabe (hirundo), Ov. F. 1, 158: ipse summis saxis fixus asperis, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 44, 107, and id. Pis. 19, 43 (Trag. v. 413 ed. Vahl.): aliquem cruci, nail, Quint. 7, 1, 30; Suet. Dom. 10: corpus lacerum in crucem (al. cruce), Just. 21, 4 fin.: figit in virgine vultus, fixes, Verg. A. 12, 70: oculos solo, id. ib. 1, 482: oculos in terram, Sen. Ep. 11: in poet. transf.: oculos horrenda in virgine fixus, Verg. A. 11, 507 (cf.: defixus lumina vultu, id. ib. 6, 156; Tac. A. 3, 1): Caesar in silentium fixus, Tac. A. 6, 50 (56): obstipo capite et figentes lumine terram, Pers. 3, 80: foribus miser oscula figit, kisses, Lucr. 4, 1179: oscula dulcia, Verg. A. 1, 687: sedem Cumis, to fix his abode, Juv. 3, 2: domos, Tac. A. 13, 54.

— Transf., to fix by piercing through, to transfix, pierce (cf. configo, II.): hunc intorto figit telo, Verg. A. 10, 382: hunc jaculo acuto, Ov. M. 10, 131: hostes telis, Auct. B. Alex. 30 fin.: fixisse puellas gestit (Cupido), Tib. 2, 1, 71: cervos, Verg. E. 2, 29: dammas, id. G. 1, 308; id. A. 5, 515; Sil. 1, 305: cutem (clavi), Sen. Prov. 3: olli per galeam fixo stetit hasta cerebro, Verg. A. 12, 537: aprum, Juv. 1, 23: figar a sagitta, Ov. H. 16, 278: vulnus, to inflict, Mart. 1, 61, 4. Trop. To fix, fasten, direct. With in and abl.: ego omnia mea studia, omnem operam, curam, industriam, cogitationem, mentem denique omnem in Milonis consulatu fixi et locavi, Cic. Fam. 2, 6, 3.

— With in and acc. (rare): fixus in silentium, Tac. A. 6, 50.

— In other constructions: beneficium, quemadmodum dicitur, trabali clavo, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 21, § 53: nostras intra te fige querelas, Juv. 9, 94: penitus hoc se malum fixit, Sen. Tranq. 15: nequitiae fige modum tuae, Hor. C. 3, 15, 2.

— (Acc. to I. B.) Of speech, to sting; taunt, rally a person: aliquem maledictis, Cic. N. D. 1, 34, 93: adversarios, id. Or. 26, 89.

—Hence, fixus, a, um, P. a., fixed, fast, immovable. Lit. (very rare): illud maneat et fixum sit, Cic. Rab. Post. 9, 25: inque tuis nunc Fixa pedum pono pressis vestigia signis, i. e. firmly fixed in, Lucr. 3, 4; cf. in the foll.: astra, the fixed stars, Manil. 2, 35; so, flammae, Ov. Tr. 4, 3, 15.

— Far more freq., Trop.: vestigia (integritatis) non pressa leviter, sed fixa ad memoriam illius provinciae sempiternam, Cic. Sest. 5, 13: non ita fixum, ut convelli non liceret, id. Clu. 45, 126: fixum et statutum, id. Mur., 30, 62; cf.: consilium fixum, id. Att. 6, 14, 2: animo fixum immotumque sedere, ne, etc., Verg. A, 4, 15: fixum est, with a subj.-clause, it is fixed, determined, Sil. 2, 364; 3, 114: decretum stabile, fixum, ratum, Cic. Ac. 2, 9, 27; cf.: ratum, fixum, firmum, permanent, id. ib. 2, 46, 141: illud fixum in animis vestris tenetote, fixed, impressed, id. Balb. 28, 64: quae perpetuo animo meo fixa manebunt, Lepid. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 34, 3.

Adv.: fixe, fixedly (late Lat.): ubi tenacius habitabit et fixius, Aug. Ep. 6 fin.
 
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