(Of a group or community) characterized by solidarity or coincidence of interests.
- 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.
Early 19th century: from French solidaire, from solide 'solid'.
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