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  Definition of firm
  1. members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
  2. make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope"
  3. become taut or tauter; "Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened"
  4. strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
  5. unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends"
  6. securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
  7. pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
  8. not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
  9. marked by the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm muscles"
  10. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
  11. securely established; "an established reputation"; "holds a firm position as the country''s leading poet"
  12. not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer"
  13. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
  14. (of especially a person''s physical features) not shaking or trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step"
  15. with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
Similar Words: house, business firm, tauten, strong, loyal, truehearted, fast(a), fast, immobile, crisp, crunchy, solid, steadfast, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering, established, unfluctuating, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly

 

Hyponyms: corporation, corp, accounting firm, consulting firm, consulting company, publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company, dealer, law firm, auction house

 

Pertainyms: steadfast, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering

 

Anagrams: fMRI

 

 
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