Meaning of “solidify” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “solidify” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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solidifyverb [ I/T ]

us /səˈlɪd·əˌfɑɪ/

solidify verb [ I/T ] (MAKE FIRM)

to make something firm, or to become firm:

[ T ] A chemical reaction solidifies the resin.
[ I ] Lava solidifies as it cools.

solidify verb [ I/T ] (MAKE CERTAIN)

to make something complete, or to become more certain or safer:

[ T ] The play solidified his reputation as a serious writer.
[ I ] Her voice strengthened and solidified as she sang.

(Definition of “solidify” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)