adjective, sol·id·er, sol·id·est.
Origin of solid
SYNONYMS FOR solid
Can be confusedsolid stolid
Examples from the Web for solidly
Among the 12 seats that Republicans took from the Democrats, half were located in solidly suburban areas.
But in solidly Democratic Oregon, the political fallout from this revelation is likely to be limited.Oregon First Lady Married for Cash, but Don’t Expect Prosecution|Tim Mak|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the Iron Curtain solidly drawn around it, Estonia was struggling to make tourism ends meet in the decades after World War II.The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs|Nina Strochlic|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then the tall, solidly built former paratrooper has been the least talkative of the separatists.
Post 2010, the once-purplish second district was redrawn to be solidly red.
Redbird thought about how good it was to have her man filling her solidly, giving her delicious feelings as he moved in and out.Shaman|Robert Shea
They are alive; and walk as softly as Count Fosco, but as solidly.The Victorian Age in Literature|G. K. Chesterton
The workers of Berlin are solidly Socialistic, which means very largely anti-clerical.The War and the Churches|Joseph McCabe
It was solidly packed with another throng of soldiers in the gray-green of the enemy.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
"The far Northwest is for you solidly, Jimmy," said the big man, with a joyous smile.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for solidly
- a closed surface in three-dimensional space
- such a surface together with the volume enclosed by it