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solidify

verb so·lid·i·fy \sə-ˈli-də-ˌfī\

: to make (something) solid or hard or to become solid or hard

: to make (a plan, project, etc.) stronger and more certain or to become stronger and more certain

so·lid·i·fiedso·lid·i·fy·ing

Full Definition of SOLIDIFY

transitive verb
1
:  to make solid, compact, or hard
2
:  to make secure, substantial, or firmly fixed <factors that solidify public opinion>
intransitive verb
:  to become solid, compact, or hard
so·lid·i·fi·ca·tion \-ˌli-də-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
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Examples of SOLIDIFY

  1. Work is under way to solidify the concrete that supports the building.
  2. Hot wax solidifies as it cools.
  3. Recent findings helped to solidify our position.
  4. The international community is working to solidify its alliances.

First Known Use of SOLIDIFY

1799
SOLIDIFIES Defined for Kids

solidify

verb so·lid·i·fy \sə-ˈli-də-ˌfī\
so·lid·i·fiedso·lid·i·fy·ing

Definition of SOLIDIFY for Kids

:  to make or become solid <The melted wax solidified as it cooled.>

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