Definitions of firm

  1. make taut or tauter; " tauten a rope"
  2. 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.
  3. Indicating firmness; as, a firm tread; a firm countenance.
  4. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; hard; solid; - applied to the matter of bodies; as, firm flesh; firm muscles, firm wood.
  5. Solid; - opposed to fluid; as, firm land.
  6. members of a business organization; " he worked for a brokerage house"
  7. The title under which a business house transacts its business; a partnership or association for doing business.
  8. Firmness.
  9. The title under which a company transacts business; a business house or partnership.
  10. A partnership; business house.
  11. A partnership in business; the name or title under which a company transact business.
  12. The name or title under which a company transacts business; a partnership.
  13. with resolute determination; " we firmly believed it"; " you must stand firm"
  14. securely established; " an established reputation"; " holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"
  15. securely fixed in place; " the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
  16. 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"
  17. marked by the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; " firm muscles"
  18. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; " firm convictions"; " a firm mouth"; " steadfast resolve"; " a man of unbendable perseverence"; " unwavering loyalty"
  19. not subject to revision or change; " a firm contract"; " a firm offer"
  20. ( of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; " his voice was firm and confident"; " a firm step"
  21. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; " stocks are still firm"
  22. become taut or tauter; " Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; " the rope tautened"
  23. 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.
  24. To fix; to settle; to confirm; to establish.
  25. To fix or direct with firmness.
  26. 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.
  27. Hard; compact; solid; closely compressed; unyielding; not easily moved; staunch; as, a firm friend; steadfast.
  28. Fixed; compact; strong; not easily moved or disturbed; unshaken; resolute; decided.
  29. Fixed; solid; compact; resolute.
  30. Compact; unyielding; solid; stable; stedfast; determined; vigorous; resolute.
  31. Closely compressed; hard; solid; constant; steady; resolute.
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