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so·lid·i·fy

 (sə-lĭd′ə-fī′)
v. so·lid·i·fied, so·lid·i·fy·ing, so·lid·i·fies
v.tr.
1. To make solid, compact, or hard: an ingredient that solidifies the mixture.
2. To make strong or united: a speech that solidified her supporters.
v.intr.
1. To become solid: as the cement solidifies.
2. To become united: Her support is solidifying.

so·lid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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solidify

(səˈlɪdɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to make or become solid or hard
2. to make or become strong, united, determined, etc
soˈlidiˌfiable adj
soˌlidifiˈcation n
soˈlidiˌfier n
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so•lid•i•fy

(səˈlɪd əˌfaɪ)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to make solid; make into a hard or compact mass; change from a liquid or gaseous to a solid form.
2. to unite firmly or consolidate.
3. to form into crystals; make crystallized.
v.i.
4. to become solid.
5. to form into crystals; become crystallized.
[1790–1800; < French solidifier. See solid, -ify]
so•lid`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
so•lid′i•fi`er, n.
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solidify


Past participle: solidified
Gerund: solidifying

Imperative
solidify
solidify
Present
I solidify
you solidify
he/she/it solidifies
we solidify
you solidify
they solidify
Preterite
I solidified
you solidified
he/she/it solidified
we solidified
you solidified
they solidified
Present Continuous
I am solidifying
you are solidifying
he/she/it is solidifying
we are solidifying
you are solidifying
they are solidifying
Present Perfect
I have solidified
you have solidified
he/she/it has solidified
we have solidified
you have solidified
they have solidified
Past Continuous
I was solidifying
you were solidifying
he/she/it was solidifying
we were solidifying
you were solidifying
they were solidifying
Past Perfect
I had solidified
you had solidified
he/she/it had solidified
we had solidified
you had solidified
they had solidified
Future
I will solidify
you will solidify
he/she/it will solidify
we will solidify
you will solidify
they will solidify
Future Perfect
I will have solidified
you will have solidified
he/she/it will have solidified
we will have solidified
you will have solidified
they will have solidified
Future Continuous
I will be solidifying
you will be solidifying
he/she/it will be solidifying
we will be solidifying
you will be solidifying
they will be solidifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been solidifying
you have been solidifying
he/she/it has been solidifying
we have been solidifying
you have been solidifying
they have been solidifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been solidifying
you will have been solidifying
he/she/it will have been solidifying
we will have been solidifying
you will have been solidifying
they will have been solidifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been solidifying
you had been solidifying
he/she/it had been solidifying
we had been solidifying
you had been solidifying
they had been solidifying
Conditional
I would solidify
you would solidify
he/she/it would solidify
we would solidify
you would solidify
they would solidify
Past Conditional
I would have solidified
you would have solidified
he/she/it would have solidified
we would have solidified
you would have solidified
they would have solidified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.solidify - make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
consolidate - make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate fibers into boards"
concrete - form into a solid mass; coalesce
2.solidify - become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
consolidate - form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight"
congeal, jell, set - become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
effloresce, crystalise, crystalize, crystallize - assume crystalline form; become crystallized
freeze down, freeze out, freeze - change from a liquid to a solid when cold; "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"
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solidify

verb harden, set, congeal, cake, jell, coagulate, cohere The thicker lava would have taken two weeks to solidify.
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solidify

verb
To make or become physically hard:
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Translations
جَمِّد، يَتَجَمَّد
tuhnoutzpevnitztuhnout
blive fastgøre fast
jähmettääjähmettyäkiinteyttääkonsolidoida
szilárdít
breyta í fast efni
tuhnúť
katılaş mak

solidify

[səˈlɪdɪfaɪ]
A. VI
1. (= become solid) → solidificarse
2. (fig) (= become strong, united etc) → unirse
B. VTsolidificar
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solidify

[səˈlɪdɪfaɪ]
vtsolidifier
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solidify

vifest werden; (planet, lava etc)erstarren; (metal also)hart werden; (blood)gerinnen; (fig: support) → sich festigen
vtfest werden lassen; lavaerstarren lassen; metal alsohart werden lassen; bloodgerinnen lassen; (fig) supportfestigen
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solidify

[səˈlɪdɪˌfaɪ]
1. vtsolidificare
2. visolidificarsi
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solid

(ˈsolid) adjective
1. not easily changing shape; not in the form of liquid or gas. Water becomes solid when it freezes; solid substances.
2. not hollow. The tyres of the earliest cars were solid.
3. firm and strongly made (and therefore sound and reliable). That's a solid piece of furniture; His argument is based on good solid facts/reasoning.
4. completely made of one substance. This bracelet is made of solid gold; We dug till we reached solid rock.
5. without breaks, gaps or flaws. The policemen formed themselves into a solid line; They are solid in their determination to strike.
6. having height, breadth and width. A cube is a solid figure.
7. consecutive; without a pause. I've been working for six solid hours.
adverb
without interruption; continuously. She was working for six hours solid.
noun
1. a substance that is solid. Butter is a solid but milk is a liquid.
2. a shape that has length, breadth and height.
ˌsoliˈdarity (-ˈdӕrə-) noun
the uniting of the interests, feelings or actions (of a group). We must try to preserve our solidarity.
soˈlidify (-difai) verb
to make or become solid.
soˌlidifiˈcation (-difi-) noun
soˈlidity noun
ˈsolidness noun
ˈsolidly adverb
1. firmly; strongly. solidly-built houses.
2. continuously. I worked solidly from 8.30 a.m. till lunchtime.
3. unanimously. We're solidly in agreement with your suggestions.
solid fuel
a fuel, such as coal, that is solid rather than an oil or gas.
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The collectors' and popular magazine, Teddy Bear and Friends, has been one of the initial and foremost solidifiers of teddy bear culture.