HyperDic: solidify

English > 2 senses of the word solidify:
VERBchangesolidifymake solid or more solid
changesolidifybecome solid
solidify > pronunciation
Soundssahlih'dahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > solidify: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake solid or more solid; cause to solidify.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Cause tosolidifyBecome solid
Narrowerconcreteform into a solid mass
consolidatemake or form into a solid or hardened mass
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishsolidificar
Catalansolidificar-se, solidificar
Nounssolidthe state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress
solidifying, solidificationthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
English > solidify: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome solid.
PatternSomething ----s
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Caused bysolidifymake solid or more solid
Entailed byfreezechange to ice
Narrowerconsolidateform into a solid mass or whole
crystallize, crystalize, crystalise, effloresceassume crystalline form
freeze, freeze out, freeze downchange from a liquid / liquid to a solid when cold
jell, set, congealBecome gelatinous
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishsolidificarse, solidificar
Catalansolidificar-se, solidificar
Nounssolida three-dimensional shape
solidthe state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress
solidmatter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
solidifying, solidificationthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

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