1 hard and firm/not hollow
be, feel, look, seem
become, go

If you put it in the freezer, it will go solid.


The water was frozen solid.

make sb/sth
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
absolutely, completely
almost, nearly

The ice felt solid enough.

apparently, seemingly (esp. AmE)
2 reliable and strong
appear, be, look, seem
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

The songwriting quality is consistently solid.

absolutely, rock

Support for the plan remained rock solid.

reasonably, relatively

There is pretty solid evidence to show that the disease is caused by poor hygiene.

Solid is used with these nouns: ↑alibi, ↑arrow, ↑background, ↑backing, ↑base, ↑basis, ↑bloc, ↑block, ↑brass, ↑breakfast, ↑chance, ↑citizen, ↑colour, ↑concrete, ↑construction, ↑core, ↑credentials, ↑defence, ↑door, ↑earth, ↑evidence, ↑favourite, ↑food, ↑footing, ↑foundation, ↑fuel, ↑fundamentals, ↑gain, ↑geometry, ↑gold, ↑grasp, ↑grip, ↑ground, ↑grounding, ↑hour, ↑lead, ↑line, ↑lump, ↑majority, ↑matter, ↑metal, ↑object, ↑performance, ↑performer, ↑proof, ↑record, ↑reputation, ↑return, ↑rock, ↑shape, ↑silver, ↑steel, ↑structure, ↑support, ↑surface, ↑timber, ↑understanding, ↑waste, ↑wood
Solid is used with these verbs: ↑freeze

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • solid — [säl′id] adj. [ME solide < MFr < L solidus < sollus, whole: see SOLEMN] 1. tending to keep its form rather than to flow or spread out like a liquid or gas; relatively firm or compact 2. filled with matter throughout; not hollow 3. a)… …   English World dictionary

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  • solid — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. solide firm, dense, compact, from L. solidus firm, whole, entire (related to salvus safe ), from PIE root *sol whole (Cf. Gk. holos whole, L. salus health; see SAFE (Cf. safe) (adj.)). Slang …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Solid — Sol id, n. 1. A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • solid — ► ADJECTIVE (solider, solidest) 1) firm and stable in shape; not liquid or fluid. 2) strongly built or made. 3) not hollow or having spaces or gaps. 4) consisting of the same substance throughout. 5) (of time) continuous. 6) …   English terms dictionary

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