Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To convert into stone; petrify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify.
  • intransitive verb To become stone or stony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To become stone or stony.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb change into stone

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  • to turn to stone

    February 14, 2007

  • This word shares the same root with dilapidate.

    February 15, 2007