Synonyms of ossify in English:

ossify


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verb

1‘these cartilages may ossify’

SYNONYMS

turn into bone, become bony, harden, solidify, stiffen, rigidify, petrify, fossilize

rare indurate

2‘past oligarchies have fallen from power because they ossified’

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become inflexible, become rigid, fossilize, harden, rigidify, stagnate, become obdurate, become unyielding, become unprogressive, cease developing