- To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart."The fatal dart a ready passage found, And deep within her heart infixed the wound." [Dryden.]
- To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.
Etymology: L. infixus, p. p of infigere to infix; pref. in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See Fix