rigidify


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ri·gid·i·fy

 (rĭ-jĭd′ə-fī′)
intr. & tr.v. ri·gid·i·fied, ri·gid·i·fy·ing, ri·gid·i·fies
To become or cause to become rigid.

ri·gid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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rigidify

(rɪˈdʒɪdɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to make or become rigid
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ri•gid•i•fy

(rɪˈdʒɪd əˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
to make or become rigid.
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rigidify


Past participle: rigidified
Gerund: rigidifying

Imperative
rigidify
rigidify
Present
I rigidify
you rigidify
he/she/it rigidifies
we rigidify
you rigidify
they rigidify
Preterite
I rigidified
you rigidified
he/she/it rigidified
we rigidified
you rigidified
they rigidified
Present Continuous
I am rigidifying
you are rigidifying
he/she/it is rigidifying
we are rigidifying
you are rigidifying
they are rigidifying
Present Perfect
I have rigidified
you have rigidified
he/she/it has rigidified
we have rigidified
you have rigidified
they have rigidified
Past Continuous
I was rigidifying
you were rigidifying
he/she/it was rigidifying
we were rigidifying
you were rigidifying
they were rigidifying
Past Perfect
I had rigidified
you had rigidified
he/she/it had rigidified
we had rigidified
you had rigidified
they had rigidified
Future
I will rigidify
you will rigidify
he/she/it will rigidify
we will rigidify
you will rigidify
they will rigidify
Future Perfect
I will have rigidified
you will have rigidified
he/she/it will have rigidified
we will have rigidified
you will have rigidified
they will have rigidified
Future Continuous
I will be rigidifying
you will be rigidifying
he/she/it will be rigidifying
we will be rigidifying
you will be rigidifying
they will be rigidifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rigidifying
you have been rigidifying
he/she/it has been rigidifying
we have been rigidifying
you have been rigidifying
they have been rigidifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rigidifying
you will have been rigidifying
he/she/it will have been rigidifying
we will have been rigidifying
you will have been rigidifying
they will have been rigidifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rigidifying
you had been rigidifying
he/she/it had been rigidifying
we had been rigidifying
you had been rigidifying
they had been rigidifying
Conditional
I would rigidify
you would rigidify
he/she/it would rigidify
we would rigidify
you would rigidify
they would rigidify
Past Conditional
I would have rigidified
you would have rigidified
he/she/it would have rigidified
we would have rigidified
you would have rigidified
they would have rigidified
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rigidify - become rigid; "The body rigidified"
stiffen - become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"
2.rigidify - make rigid and set into a conventional pattern; "rigidify the training schedule"; "ossified teaching methods"; "slogans petrify our thinking"
stiffen - make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
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