Definition for solid

adjective as in firm, hard, or compact

adjective as in having three dimensions

Strongest match


Weak matches

boxlike, boxy

adjective as in continuous, complete

adjective as in dependable, reliable

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Example Sentences

They are essentially solid aluminum discs that bolt onto each of your hubs.

Those minerals might serve as nucleation points — making the bottled water freeze into a solid block of ice as soon as it gets cold enough to freeze.

They are so solid everywhere that they’d be better off with a game manager.

We knew it would be a couple of years of solid, thorough and cohesive investment.

From Digiday

The device, which Microsoft calls “the world’s most powerful console,” will support 4K graphics and feature a solid-state drive, allowing for faster loading times than previous video-game hardware.

From Fortune

“This will take a lot of solid negotiating,” says Mark Schneider of the International Crisis Group.

By nightfall, I had showered, eaten some soup that a friend brought me, and I slept in my room for 12 solid hours.

So there is nothing wrong with using the charms of, say, Parks and Recreation, to create some solid bonding time.

But I'm pretty solid in the knowing that he's disgusted by that.

Now, the Memphis congressman is one of only a handful of white Southerners in his caucus and the once Solid South is deep red.

When it cleared, the valley was a solid expanse of white, and the stars shone out as if in an Arctic sky.

I hope the French Government will recognize this dashing stroke of d'Amade's by something more solid than a thank you.

But it was neither his talents as a diplomatist, nor his remarkable mind, nor his solid erudition, which made Nicot immortal.

Black Sheep was sent to the drawing-room and charged into a solid tea-table laden with china.

In my house there has never been sufficient food for a solid meal, and I have not land enough even for an insect to rest upon.


On this page you'll find 213 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to solid, such as: stable, strong, sturdy, substantial, tight, and close.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.