Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To make solid, compact, or hard.
  • intransitive verb To make strong or united.
  • intransitive verb To become solid.
  • intransitive verb To become united.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To convert from a liquid or gaseous state to a solid state; make solid or compact: as, to solidify hydrogen.
  • To become solid or compact: as, water solidifies into ice through cold.

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

  • transitive verb To make solid or compact.
  • intransitive verb To become solid; to harden.

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

  • verb transitive To make solid; convert into a solid body.
  • verb transitive To concentrate; consolidate.
  • verb intransitive To become solid; to freeze.

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

  • verb become solid
  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French solidifier.

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