Definitions of firm

  1.   members of a business organization he worked for a brokerage house
  2.   pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed crisp carrot and celery sticks a firm apple crunchy lettuce
  3.   securely established an established reputation holds a firm position as the country's leading poet
  4.   securely fixed in place the post was still firm after being hit by the car
  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.   with resolute determination we firmly believed it you must stand firm
  7.   strong and sure a firm grasp gave a strong pull on the rope
  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.   not subject to revision or change a firm contract a firm offer
  12.   of especially a person's physical features not shaking or trembling his voice was firm and confident a firm step
  13.   not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall stocks are still firm
  14.   make taut or tauter tauten a rope
  15.   members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments he worked for a brokerage house
  16.   become taut or tauter Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly the rope tautened
  17.   Not easily excited or disturbed unchanging in purpose fixed steady constant stable unshaken not easily changed in feelings or will strong as a firm believer a firm friend a firm adherent
  18.   Indicating firmness as a firm tread a firm countenance
  19.   The name title or style under which a company transacts business a partnership of two or more persons a commercial house as the firm of Hope amp Co
  20.   To fix to settle to confirm to establish
  21.   To fix or direct with firmness
  22.   Fixed hence closely compressed compact substantial hard solid applied to the matter of bodies as firm flesh firm muscles firm wood
  23.   Solid opposed to fluid as firm land
  24.   The name title or style under which a company transacts business a partnership of two or more persons a commercial house as the firm of Hope Co
  25.   Hard compact solid closely compressed unyielding not easily moved staunch as a firm friend steadfast
  26.   The title under which a business house transacts its business a partnership or association for doing business
  27.   Firmly
  28.   Firmness
  29.   Fixed compact strong not easily moved or disturbed unshaken resolute decided
  30.   The title under which a company transacts business a business house or partnership
  31.   Fixed solid compact resolute
  32.   Title of a business house a partnership
  33.   Compact unyielding solid stable stedfast determined vigorous resolute
  34.   A partnership business house
  35.   Fixed compact solid constant not easily moved resolute
  36.   A partnership in business the name or title under which a company transact business
  37.   To fix to confirm to establish
  38.   Closely compressed hard solid constant steady resolute
  39.   The name or title under which a company transacts business a partnership

Antonyms for firm

flabby, dubious, weakened, dark, indistinct, stretch, submissive, unfastened, springy, capricious, timid, docile, infirm, unfounded, characterless, cryptic, pliant, timorous, indecisive, pliable, implausible, skittish, quavery, unbound, indefinite, limp-wristed, loose, arcane, quaking, insecure, loosened, unfaithful, faint, mystic, airy, porous, fluid, listless, flickery, spiritless, faltering, droopy, scary, temperamental, unsafe, quivering, detached, unhealthy, nerveless, illogical, lank, unsubstantiated, shadowy, fragile, tractable, tame, mousy, rickety, wobbling, fearsome, suspicious, Slackened, supple, diffident, effete, vacillating, disinclined, obedient, opaque, invalid, delicate, yielding, mistrustful, precarious, Gossamery, flaccid, bouncy, invertebrate, milk-and-water, wishy-washy, stretchy, tottery, untrustworthy, fainthearted, groundless, bleary, aquiver, faithless, breakable, spineless, variable, unsupported, shuddering, blurry, amenable, unsubstantial, obscure, soft, changeable, changeful, irrational, unsettled, unwarranted, unresolved, distrustful, freed, occult, inscrutable, unconvinced, frangible, foggy, unconvincing, tender, fearful, unassured, pulpy, risky, ethereal, negotiable, false, indisposed, unsteady, unreasonable, unsecured, shaking, hazy, misguided, stretchable, fickle, limp, nonvalid, movable, ambiguous, trembly, misty, double-edged, hazardous, fallacious, shaky, wet, enigmatic, uninformed, frail, open-ended, elastic, unjustified, gossamer, malleable, Fuliginous, tottering, weak, weakling, pale, wobbly, whippy, manageable, volatile, unclear, deep, squooshy, flexible, Unreasoned, scattered, unspecified, Misled, mutable, mysterious, Dislodged, unfixed, flimsy, unforceful, thin, undetermined, forceless, unsure, atremble, feeble, murky, teachable, elliptical, slack, fluffy, doubtful, fuzzy, wimpish, nonrational, delphic, skeptical, fluctuating, light, wimpy, namby-pamby, blear, floppy, dim, weak-kneed, hesitant, undecided, permeable, lax, squashy, perilous, undone, unbalanced, relaxed, nonsensical, shuddery, unstable, wavering, undefined, reluctant, inconstant, vague, tremulous, indistinguishable, adjustable, trembling, nebulous, mushy, irresolute, compliant, uncertain, unsound, unpredictable, unattached, shy, mercurial, loath, bendable, squishy, spongy, gauzy, untrue, resilient, equivocal.

Quotes of firm

  1. I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic – Grace Abbott
  2. I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer by legal people by the publishing firm and I may be changing publishers They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people – Kenneth Anger
  3. With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above and to the energetic man every region is his fatherland – Tycho Brahe
  4. To make our way we must have firm resolve persistence tenacity We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way We can never let up – Ralph Bunche
  5. The whole structure of science gradually grows but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research – Owen Chamberlain
  6. I went to Concord a young woman from the backwoods firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us – Rebecca H. Davis
  7. Similarly establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government – Peter DeFazio
  8. I am a firm believer in free but fair trade However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced It is time that we make China play fairly – Elizabeth Dole
  9. The president is here strong and firm as a monkey's tail – Jean Claude Duvalier
  10. It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls by God we go and we do the best that we can – R. Lee Ermey
  11. I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause – Abraham Lincoln
  12. As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade – Thabo Mbeki
  13. And in my own life in my own small way I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities Because I believe that each of us no matter what our age or background or walk of life each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation – Michelle Obama
  14. We think the managed security services opportunity is enormous and so we have been an active participant and probably the largest firm in this space outside of an IBM or EDS which does large outsourcing contracts – John W. Thompson
  15. I'm a firm believer that actors take to work who they aren't at home People show their other self in their art or in their work – Robin Tunney

Usage examples for firm

  1. Her aunt kissed her her cool firm fingers against the girl's warm neck – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. “ I gave him a personal letter to another firm that I had been with before and who I knew would deal with him fairly – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  3. “ A firm voice said May I come in – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  4. The rocks were firm and good and being dry gave no great difficulty – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  5. And we always wondered if he would not have come over to us if his sweetheart had stood firm – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  6. “ Davout will hold you firm – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  7. But I can be as firm as you and I'm sure I won't tell you unless you do ask – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  8. Keep a firm hand I only ask one thing of you be entirely the master there – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  9. In her mind Adela's mind it was a settled conviction firm as rocks that as Caroline and Mr Bertram loved each other neither of them could be happy unless they were brought together – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  10. She walked away with firm footsteps ” – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. He had risen as his father had before him in the course of life and death from Son to Dombey and for nearly twenty years had been the sole representative of the firm – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  12. Yes only there I will be firm – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  13. “ I spoke decided and firm – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  14. By George with the business people say your firm does you ought to do better than this – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  15. Many of these houses were as large as I have described but others were considerably smaller though all built of the same material and in the same firm manner – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. Make a firm pull for a moment – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  17. On one point Clive continued firm – Rulers of India: Lord Clive by George Bruce Malleson
  18. Oh I'll charge it up to the firm never fear – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  19. Sir Richard however was very firm – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. He wanted to put things off but she must be firm – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss

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