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
: to make solid, compact, or hard
: to make secure, substantial, or firmly fixed <factors that solidify public opinion>
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Examples of SOLIDIFY
- Work is under way to solidify the concrete that supports the building.
- Hot wax solidifies as it cools.
- Recent findings helped to solidify our position.
- The international community is working to solidify its alliances.
First Known Use of SOLIDIFY
: to make or become solid <The melted wax solidified as it cooled.>
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