Definition of "solid" []

  • Of definite shape and volume; not liquid or gaseous. (adjective)
  • Firm or compact in substance. (adjective)
  • Not hollowed out: a solid block of wood. (adjective)
  • Being the same substance or color throughout: solid gold. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Of or relating to three-dimensional geometric figures or bodies. (adjective)
  • Of, concerned with, or being a substance in a physical state in which it resists changes in size and shape (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Consisting of matter all through (adjective)
  • Of the same substance all through (adjective)
  • Sound; proved or provable (adjective)
  • Reliable or sensible; upstanding (adjective)
  • Firm, strong, compact, or substantial (adjective)
  • (of a meal or food) substantial (adjective)
  • Without interruption or respite; continuous (adjective)
  • Financially sound or solvent (adjective)
  • Strongly linked or consolidated (adjective)
  • Having or relating to three dimensions (adjective)
  • (of a word composed of two or more other words or elements) written or printed as a single word without a hyphen (adjective)
  • With no space or leads between lines of type (adjective)
  • (of a writer, work, performance, etc) adequate; sensible (adjective)
  • Of or having a single uniform colour or tone (adjective)
  • Excessive; unreasonably strict (adjective)
  • A closed surface in three-dimensional space (noun)
  • Such a surface together with the volume enclosed by it (noun)
  • A solid substance, such as wood, iron, or diamond (noun)
  • Solid food, as opposed to liquid (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "solid" in a sentence
  • "Great Britain's credit is solid; that's the word, _solid_: and if that -- er -- solidarity holds true of our monetary system with "-- here Mr Pamphlett expanded and contracted his fingers as if gathering gossamers --" its delicate and far-reaching complexities ..."
  • "The advantages which it has over the old solid form are, that it is colourless and nearly tasteless, and never forms concretions in the bowels, as the _solid_ magnesia, if persevered in for any length of time, sometimes does."
  • "I think we use the term solid bookings in terms of the thanksgiving timeframe I mean historically is always been a very good time of year for us anyway because of the discretionary traveler that we had historically same into the Christmas timeframe."