Definitions for firm

Definitions for (noun) firm

Main entry: firm, business firm, house

Definition: the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

Usage: he worked for a brokerage house

Definitions for (verb) firm

Main entry: firm, tauten

Definition: make taut or tauter

Usage: tauten a rope

Main entry: tauten, firm

Definition: become taut or tauter

Usage: Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly; the rope tautened

Definitions for (adj) firm

Main entry: firm, strong

Definition: strong and sure

Usage: a firm grasp; gave a strong pull on the rope

Main entry: fast, firm, truehearted, loyal

Definition: unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

Usage: a firm ally; loyal supporters; the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; fast friends

Main entry: firm, fast, immobile

Definition: securely fixed in place

Usage: the post was still firm after being hit by the car

Main entry: firm, solid

Definition: not soft or yielding to pressure

Usage: a firm mattress; the snow was firm underfoot; solid ground

Main entry: firm

Definition: possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

Usage: firm muscles

Main entry: unbendable, unfaltering, steadfast, steady, stiff, unshakable, unwavering, firm

Definition: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

Usage: firm convictions; a firm mouth; steadfast resolve; a man of unbendable perseverence; unwavering loyalty

Main entry: firm

Definition: securely established

Usage: holds a firm position as the country's leading poet

Main entry: firm

Definition: not subject to revision or change

Usage: a firm contract; a firm offer

Main entry: firm, steady, unfluctuating

Definition: not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

Usage: stocks are still firm

Main entry: firm

Definition: (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

Usage: his voice was firm and confident; a firm step

Definitions for (adv) firm

Main entry: steadfastly, unwaveringly, firm, firmly

Definition: with resolute determination

Usage: we firmly believed it; you must stand firm

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