Definitions of solid

  1. not soft or yielding to pressure; " a firm mattress"; " the snow was firm underfoot"; " solid ground"
  2. providing abundant nourishment; " a hearty meal"; " good solid food"; " ate a substantial breakfast"
  3. having high moral qualities; " a noble spirit"; " a solid citizen"; " an upstanding man"; " a worthy successor"
  4. entirely of a single color throughout; " a solid fabric"
  5. of good quality and condition; solidly built; " a solid foundation"; " several substantial timber buildings"
  6. a three- dimensional shape
  7. the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces ( such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
  8. a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  9. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; " a solid line across the page"; " solid sheets of water"
  10. incapable of being seen through; " solid blackness"
  11. having three dimensions; " a solid object"
  12. acting together as a single undiversified whole; " a solid voting bloc"
  13. turned into or covered with thick ice; " a brook frozen solid"
  14. of one substance or character throughout; " solid gold"; " a solid color"; " carved out of solid rock"
  15. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; " ice is water in the solid state"
  16. entirely of one substance with no holes inside; " solid silver"; " a solid block of wood"
  17. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other bodies; having a fixed form; hard; firm; compact; -- opposed to fluid and liquid or to plastic, like clay, or to incompact, like sand.
  18. Not hollow; full of matter; as, a solid globe or cone, as distinguished from a hollow one; not spongy; dense; hence, sometimes, heavy.
  19. Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic; as, a solid foot contains 1, 728 solid inches.
  20. Firm; compact; strong; stable; unyielding; as, a solid pier; a solid pile; a solid wall.
  21. Applied to a compound word whose parts are closely united and form an unbroken word; -- opposed to hyphened.
  22. Fig.: Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial, as opposed to frivolous or fallacious; weighty; firm; strong; valid; just; genuine.
  23. Sound; not weakly; as, a solid constitution of body.
  24. Of a fleshy, uniform, undivided substance, as a bulb or root; not spongy or hollow within, as a stem.
  25. Impenetrable; resisting or excluding any other material particle or atom from any given portion of space; -- applied to the supposed ultimate particles of matter.
  26. Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
  27. United; without division; unanimous; as, the delegation is solid for a candidate.
  28. A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid.
  29. A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.
  30. Capable of withstanding pressure; opposite to fluia; compact; cubic; as, solid contents; not hollow; weighty; as, a solid argument; colloquially, continuous; as, a solid hour; firm; as, a solid foundation.
  31. A body capable of resisting pressure; a substance not fluid; a body having length, breadth, and thickness.
  32. Solidly.
  33. Solidness.
  34. Having the parts firmly adhering: hard: compact: full of matter: not hollow: strong: having length, breadth, and thickness ( opp. to a mere surface): cubic: substantial: weighty.
  35. A substance having the parts firmly adhering together: a firm, compact body, opposed to fluid.
  36. A firm substance; solid body.
  37. Firm; compact; not hollow; substantial.
  38. Solidity.
  39. Compact, firm, and unyielding; substantial; not hollow.
  40. A hard substance; something that has length, breadth, and thickness.
  41. Having its particles so close as to resist impression; firm; compact; not hollow; cubic; strong; sound; valid; grave; profound.
  42. The bones, flesh, and vessels of annual bodies as distinct from the fluids.
  43. A firm compact body; a body with length, breadth, and thickness.
  44. Hard; firm; compact; impenetrable; not liquid or fluid; not hollow; healthy; strong; valid; just; not light or superficial.
  45. A firm compact body; a body not liquid or fluid; in geom., a magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness.

Antonyms for solid

fallacious, fruitless, groundless, Misled, feeble, semiliquid, colorful, dappled, floppy, one-dimensional, light, intangible, droopy, gaseous, flowing, colored, nonsensical, worthless, variegated, frivolous, incorporeal, shady, Skewbald, vapourish, tubelike, streaked, bendable, sunken, disloyal, piebald, spineless, nonrational, tender, brindled, flexible, formless, fabulous, soft, volatilised, unbodied, irrational, volatilized, planar, airlike, Doubtable, breakable, unsubstantial, choppy, characterless, shaky, weak, liquefiable, pretend, trichromatic, flabby, broken, disputable, stippled, linear, mythical, tube-shaped, abortive, spiritless, patterned, useless, watery, incoherent, permeable, slack, deep-set, mottled, weak-kneed, fluffy, notional, uncertain, Splotchy, pliable, risky, liquified, problematic, scattered, elastic, dichromatic, unfaithful, aerosolised, runny, diffident, bichrome, misguided, mendacious, clear, stretchable, rainbow, diversified, squishy, squooshy, illegitimate, hazardous, delusive, recessed, unsubstantiated, vaporish, liquifiable, undependable, multicolored, unjustified, chromatic, supple, vapid, invented, bootless, fistular, vaporific, heterogeneous, vain, phantasmal, debatable, fishy, tricolor, parti-color, dishonest, recreant, cannular, treacherous, various, wishy-washy, hollow, ethereal, insubstantial, blotchy, prismatic, inconsequential, fistulate, fistulous, multihued, invalid, unreal, tubular, vaporous, spotty, springy, unsound, gasified, spotted, lying, doubtful, flimsy, mushy, pinto, unconvincing, nugatory, visionary, nonphysical, stretchy, suspect, unrespectable, traitorous, plaid, fictitious, unwarranted, unconfirmed, malleable, untruthful, stretch, gossamer, spongy, unavailing, striped, fragile, Foundationless, limp, unreliable, untried, unimportant, disconnected, delicate, spiritual, unreasoning, varicolored, blotched, evaporated, false, bouncy, liquefied, gassy, make believe, dodgy, marbled, weakened, nonvalid, dubious, fickle, grotesque, ineffectual, flaccid, unprofitable, futile, unconsolidated, profitless, phantom, phantasmic, pied, shaded, bodiless, listless, pliant, splotched, untrustworthy, vasiform, null, bad, nonmaterial, uninformed, porous, dotted, Gossamery, thin, unfounded, checkered, wimpy, airy, unwholesome, faithless, unconnected, resilient, bicolored, squashy, banded, unreasonable, polychrome, untrue, Striated, freckled, unsafe, ideal, fanciful, unsupported, liquid, varied, whippy, motley, chimerical, fluid, imaginative, deceitful, unsatisfying, Fantasied, aerosolized, fictional, aeriform, polychromatic, inconstant, insecure, disjointed, unserviceable, vaporized, trivial, heterogenous, effete, implausible, cavernous, fantastic, inconsequent, perfidious, frangible, specked, loose, frail, two-dimensional, lank, Unreasoned, kaleidoscopic, speckled, made-up, illogical, fluent, flecked, yielding, questionable, barred, pulpy, baseless.

Quotes of solid

  1. The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping. – Douglas Bader
  2. You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn. – John Buchan
  3. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  4. Since both its national products, snow and chocolate, melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order to give tourists something solid to remember it by. – Alan Coren
  5. To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education- literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills. – Alan Greenspan
  6. I felt uneasy, but sometimes, like I said before, I believed in Col. North and there was a very solid and very valid reason that he must have been doing this. – Fawn Hall
  7. For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs of the Department of Energy, the Federal Government has been a solid partner, working jointly with private companies and the states to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally clean technology using coal. – Tim Holden
  8. We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance. – John B. Larson
  9. Affection is responsible for nine -tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. – C. S. Lewis
  10. So my game is solid So that obviously makes me feel confident, that like anybody else in this field, you name them, I feel like I've got the ability to win the golf tournament just as much as they have, and that's the way I'm going to take it. – Greg Norman
  11. I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro -Hungarian Monarchy. – George Andrew Olah
  12. I was really conscious of that when I went in because I felt that I was pretty solid on the first one, but I didn't have the groove exactly where I wanted it. – John Otto
  13. Our relations with brothers in Gulf Cooperation council are good and developing, either bilateral relations or with the G. C. C itself, also we have good brotherly and solid ties with Saudi Arabia. – Ali A. Saleh
  14. The Book of Mormon is concrete and solid they can hold it, and they can visualize that they have to pray to decide if this physical thing is true. There is no room for interpretation. – Richard G. Scott
  15. It's tangible, it's solid it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate. – Donald Trump

Usage examples for solid

  1. For this purpose a suit of lower value than the solid suit, should, if possible, be selected. – Auction of To-day by Milton C. Work
  2. It consists of a hardened piece of steel having flutes, at the top of which are the cutting edges, the general form of solid reamer for lathe work being shown in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. " It would make me solid with the prince. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  4. He flew out and dropped it into the water, and it became solid land. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  5. The clouds went their way; the hills were solid but like a blue smoke; the scene here made them very distant and strange. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Lefty broke in: " You mean to say you've been working two solid years and all on a trail that you ain't even found?" – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  7. Over this he climbed, finding solid footing at last, and then rest and a breathing space within the broken walls. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  8. It isn't; it's solid – The Foreign Hand Tie by Gordon Randall Garrett
  9. So I will ask you this question, and I expect from you a faithful answer: Have you those solid qualities which alone can make a husband, a true husband? – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  10. They have recently discovered there is no such thing as solid matter. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  11. The stem is solid and is thus different from a closely related species, B. cavipes Kalchb. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  12. I hope they gave you a good education yonder; a solid practical education, that will stand by you. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. He said it so seriously that Dick never thought of laughing, though Josh seemed solid and hard as wood, which in truth he was. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  14. It's solid like damp lead. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  15. When she started for the wall there was no closet apparent there, but when she arrived it was there, solid and open. – Pagan Passions by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  16. The air was burning and solid – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  17. The business of the country is now on a solid basis. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. She was a common- sense Christian woman, without many fancy ideas, but with plenty of good solid work in her. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  19. " Bless my-" began Mr. Damon, but he got no farther, for suddenly the solid ground began to tremble and shake. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. Nevertheless, the tall and solid Clairdyce was conscious of him, but only, it proved, as one is conscious of something to rest upon. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington

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