Definition of solidarity
: unity (as of a group or class) that produces or is based on community of interests, objectives, and standards
Examples of solidarity in a sentence
The vote was a show of solidarity.
Origin and Etymology of solidarity
French solidarité, from solidaire characterized by solidarity, from Latin solidum whole sum, from neuter of solidus solid
First Known Use: 1841
SOLIDARITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of solidarity for English Language Learners
: a feeling of unity between people who have the same interests, goals, etc.
Legal Definition of solidarity
: the quality or state of being solidary : existence of a solidary obligation <will not presume solidarity>
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