Meaning of solidary in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsɒlɪd(ə)ri/


  • (of a group or community) characterized by solidarity or coincidence of interests.

    ‘a sociable and solidary regiment of some strength and purpose’
    • ‘Beset by all these threatening elements, the police become a solidary group.’
    • ‘Women's attempts to create solidary social relations within the communities also become the target of young men's rage.’
    • ‘Following the advance of the division of labour, societies come to encompass a greater number of different organs which are more and more solidary with one another.’
    • ‘He wants to make the French socialists ‘cosmopolitan, internationalist, solidary, and pro-European again’.’
    • ‘The repentant oppressor must step ‘into the situation of those with whom one is solidary.’’
    • ‘Church and Outram argue instead that solidary behavior and the skill of managers and supervisors in dealing with labor unrest are more reliable indicators of the likelihood of strikes.’
    • ‘The catastrophe affords a rehearsing of the insecurities that lie in wait beyond a solidary family and considerate neighbours.’
    • ‘Individuals receive various kinds of benefits - material, solidary, and expressive - as they join groups.’


Early 19th century from French solidaire, from solide ‘solid’.