- to become solid.
- to form into crystals; become crystallized.
Origin of solidify
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Examples from the Web for solidifies
Mitt Romney: Solidifies front-runner status with strong debate performance.The GOP's New 2012 Game Changer
June 17, 2011
With The Lincoln Lawyer, Matthew McConaughey solidifies his claim as the top legal eagle in the movies.Hollywood's 9 Best Leading Men Lawyers
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March 18, 2011
Estrogen is the key hormone that solidifies protein in bones.Breast Cancer Breakthrough?
December 9, 2010
Huge amounts of military spending provide the example that solidifies the Keynesian claim.Was the New Deal a Bust?
March 30, 2009
When cool, this solidifies and may be served in attractive ways.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
A phantom increases in darkness, solidifies when seen in mist.Beyond
This solidifies at once and seals the block to the cover-slip.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
Her conversation, so charmingly impalpable, solidifies into discussion.
It dislikes what is fluid, and solidifies everything it touches.Creative Evolution
- to make or become solid or hard
- to make or become strong, united, determined, etc
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Word Origin and History for solidifies
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