Grammar GuideSpellingWhat is the difference between 'soldier' and 'solider'?

What is the difference between 'soldier' and 'solider'?

What is the difference between 'soldier' and 'solider'?

Soldier and solider have very different meanings and pronunciations, but they are often confused because of their similar spelling.

Soldier is someone who fights in an army. e.g. He was a soldier in WWII.

Solider is the comparative form of the adjective 'solid' and is used to say that something is 'more solid'. Common things that are described as 'solider' are foundations, performances, and evidence. e.g. They should have built the house on a solider foundation than silt.

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Examples of soldier in a sentence

I was a bad soldier.
- Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
He seemed quite old to be a private soldier;
- Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
The soldier looked relieved at the prospect of guarding one room only.
- Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
Then a German soldier heaved the sliding door along its runners and bolted it.
- Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks