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Definition of solidify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    solidify

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//səˈlɪdəˌfaɪ//
     
    solidify (into something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they solidify
     
    he / she / it solidifies
     
    past simple solidified
     
    -ing form solidifying
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to become solid; to make something solid solidify (into something) The mixture will solidify into toffee. The paint had solidified in the tray. solidify something solidified lava
  2. 2 [intransitive, transitive] (formal) (of ideas, etc.) to become or to make something become more definite and less likely to change solidify (into something) Vague objections to the system solidified into firm opposition. solidify something They solidified their position as Britain's top band.
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NAmE//səˌlɪdəfəˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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