Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun solid

3 senses of solid

Sense 1
solid -- (matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure)
       => matter -- (that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it")

Sense 2
solid, solidness, solid state -- (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)
       => state of matter, state -- ((chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice")

Sense 3
solid -- (a three-dimensional shape)
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Antonyms of adj solid

15 senses of solid

Sense 1
solid -- (characterized by good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> bad -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

Sense 2
solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")

liquid (vs. gaseous) (vs. solid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")
        => fluid, runny -- (characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape)
        => liquefiable, liquifiable -- (capable of being liquefied)
        => liquefied, liquified -- (reduced to a liquid state; "liquefied petroleum gas")
        => semiliquid -- (somewhat liquid)
        => watery -- (relating to or resembling or consisting of water; "a watery substance"; "a watery color")
gaseous (vs. solid) (vs. liquid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")
        => aeriform, airlike -- (resembling air or having the form of air)
        => aerosolized, aerosolised -- (in the form of ultramicroscopic solid or liquid particles dispersed or suspended in air or gas)
        => evaporated -- (drawn off in the form of vapor; "evaporated molecules boil off")
        => gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilised -- (converted into a gas or vapor)
        => gassy -- (resembling gas)
        => vaporific, vapourific, vaporish, vapourish, vaporous, vapourous -- (resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds")

Sense 3
solid (vs. hollow) -- (entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "a solid block of wood")

hollow (vs. solid) -- (not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year")
        => cavernous -- (being or suggesting a cavern; "vast cavernous chambers hollowed out of limestone")
        => deep-set, sunken, recessed -- (having a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken look")
        => fistular, fistulate, fistulous -- (hollow and tube-shaped like a reed)
        => tubular, cannular, tubelike, tube-shaped, vasiform -- (constituting a tube; having hollow tubes (as for the passage of fluids))

Sense 4
solid -- (of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "carved out of solid rock")

INDIRECT (VIA homogeneous) -> heterogeneous, heterogenous -- (consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous")

Sense 5
solid -- (uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water")

INDIRECT (VIA unbroken) -> broken -- (not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs")

Sense 6
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")

INDIRECT (VIA wholesome) -> unwholesome -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")

Sense 7
solid, strong, substantial -- (of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings")

INDIRECT (VIA sound) -> unsound -- (not in good condition; damaged or decayed; "an unsound foundation")

Sense 8
firm, solid -- (not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground")

INDIRECT (VIA hard) -> soft -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Sense 9
solid -- (having three dimensions; "a solid object")

INDIRECT (VIA planar, cubic) -> linear, one-dimensional -- (of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement")
INDIRECT (VIA cubic, linear) -> planar, two-dimensional -- (involving two dimensions)

Sense 10
solid -- (impenetrable for the eye; "solid blackness")

INDIRECT (VIA opaque) -> clear -- (allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean")

Sense 11
solid -- (financially sound; "the bank is solid and will survive this attack")

INDIRECT (VIA sound) -> unsound -- (not sound financially; "unsound banking practices")

Sense 12
solid -- (of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial; "work of solid scholarship"; "based on solid facts")

INDIRECT (VIA serious) -> frivolous -- (not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman")

Sense 13
upstanding, solid -- (meriting respect or esteem; "an upstanding member of the community")

INDIRECT (VIA respectable) -> unrespectable -- (unworthy of respect)

Sense 14
solid, self-colored, self-coloured -- (of the same color throughout; "solid color")

INDIRECT (VIA homogeneous) -> heterogeneous, heterogenous -- (consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous")

Sense 15
solid, unanimous, whole -- (acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc")

INDIRECT (VIA undiversified) -> diversified -- (having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety; "a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern"; "diversified farming"; "diversified manufacturing"; "diversified scenery"; "diversified investments")

Similarity of adj solid

15 senses of solid

Sense 1
solid -- (characterized by good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit")
       => good (vs. bad) -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

Sense 2
solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")
       => coagulated, solidified -- (changed into a solid mass)
       => concrete -- (formed by the coalescence of particles)
       => congealed, jelled, jellied -- (congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling; "in Georgia they serve congealed salads")
       => dry -- (used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight")
       => semisolid -- (partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid; "a semisolid mixture")
       => solid-state -- (consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices)
       => solid-state -- (characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids)
          Also See-> hard#3

Sense 3
solid (vs. hollow) -- (entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "a solid block of wood")
       => massive -- (being the same substance throughout; "massive silver")

Sense 4
solid -- (of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "carved out of solid rock")
       => homogeneous (vs. heterogeneous), homogenous -- (all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group")

Sense 5
solid -- (uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water")
       => unbroken (vs. broken) -- (marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence; "cars in an unbroken procession"; "the unbroken quiet of the afternoon")

Sense 6
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")
       => wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

Sense 7
solid, strong, substantial -- (of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings")
       => sound (vs. unsound) -- (in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation")

Sense 8
firm, solid -- (not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground")
       => hard (vs. soft) -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Sense 9
solid -- (having three dimensions; "a solid object")
       => cubic (vs. linear) (vs. planar), three-dimensional -- (having three dimensions)

Sense 10
solid -- (impenetrable for the eye; "solid blackness")
       => opaque (vs. clear) -- (not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays")

Sense 11
solid -- (financially sound; "the bank is solid and will survive this attack")
       => sound (vs. unsound) -- (financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy")

Sense 12
solid -- (of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial; "work of solid scholarship"; "based on solid facts")
       => serious (vs. frivolous) -- (concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!")

Sense 13
upstanding, solid -- (meriting respect or esteem; "an upstanding member of the community")
       => respectable (vs. unrespectable) -- (characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals; "a respectable woman")

Sense 14
solid, self-colored, self-coloured -- (of the same color throughout; "solid color")
       => homogeneous (vs. heterogeneous), homogenous -- (all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group")

Sense 15
solid, unanimous, whole -- (acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc")
       => undiversified (vs. diversified) -- (not diversified)

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