solidify

[suh-lid-uh-fahy]
verb (used with object), solidified, solidifying.
1.
to make solid; make into a hard or compact mass; change from a liquid or gaseous to a solid form.
2.
to unite firmly or consolidate.
3.
to form into crystals; make crystallized.
verb (used without object), solidified, solidifying.
4.
to become solid.
5.
to form into crystals; become crystallized.

Origin:
1790–1800; < French solidifier. See solid, -ify

solidifiability, solidifiableness, noun
solidifiable, adjective
solidification, noun
solidifier, noun
nonsolidification, noun
nonsolidified, adjective
nonsolidifying, adjective
oversolidification, noun
oversolidify, verb (used with object), oversolidified, oversolidifying.
resolidification, noun
resolidify, verb, resolidified, resolidifying.
unsolidified, adjective
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solidify (səˈlɪdɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to make or become solid or hard
2.  to make or become strong, united, determined, etc
 
so'lidifiable
 
adj
 
solidifi'cation
 
n
 
so'lidifier
 
n

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Example sentences
My cranberry sauce remains watery and doesn't solidify.
All those comments seemed to solidify the conventional wisdom about grant
  writing.
He has to appeal to the centre, solidify the base and clarify what his
  candidacy is about.
The piece is fired in a kiln multiple times to melt and solidify the enamel,
  and finally it is polished to a lustrous shine.
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