so·lid·i·fy /səˈlɪdəˌfaɪ/ verb so·lid·i·fies; so·lid·i·fied; so·lid·i·fy·ing
to make (something) solid or hard or to become solid or hard [+ obj
] ▪ Work is under way to solidify the concrete that supports the building. ▪ solidified lava
] ▪ Hot wax solidifies as it cools.
to make (a plan, project, etc.) stronger and more certain or to become stronger and more certain [+ obj
] ▪ Recent findings helped to solidify our position. ▪ The international community is working to solidify its alliances.
] ▪ Their plans have solidified.
— so·lid·i·fi·ca·tion /səˌlɪdəfəˈkeɪʃən/ noun