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firm



I - noun
the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments (Freq. 26)
- he worked for a brokerage house
Syn:
house, business firm
Hypernyms:
business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
Hyponyms:
corporation, corp, accounting firm, consulting firm, consulting company,
consulting company, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company, dealer,
law firm, auction house

II - verb
1. become taut or tauter
- Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
- the rope tautened
Syn:
tauten
Hypernyms:
tighten
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
2. make taut or tauter
- tauten a rope
Syn:
tauten
Hypernyms:
tighten, fasten
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. marked by firm determination or resolution;
not shakable (Freq. 12)
- firm convictions
- a firm mouth
- steadfast resolve
- a man of unbendable perseverence
- unwavering loyalty
Syn:
steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering,
unshakable, unwavering
Similar to:
resolute
Derivationally related forms:
stiffness (for: stiff), steadiness (for: steady), steadfastness (for: steadfast), firmness
2. not soft or yielding to pressure (Freq. 6)
- a firm mattress
- the snow was firm underfoot
- solid ground
Syn:
solid
Similar to:
hard
Derivationally related forms:
solidness (for: solid), solidity (for: solid), firmness
3. strong and sure (Freq. 6)
- a firm grasp
- gave a strong pull on the rope
Syn:
strong
Similar to:
forceful
4. not subject to revision or change (Freq. 4)
- a firm contract
- a firm offer
Similar to:
settled
5. (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling (Freq. 2)
- his voice was firm and confident
- a firm step
Similar to:
steady
6. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall (Freq. 2)
- stocks are still firm
Syn:
steady, unfluctuating
Similar to:
stable
Derivationally related forms:
firmness
7. securely established (Freq. 2)
- holds a firm position as the country's leading poet
Similar to:
secure
8. possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue (Freq. 1)
- firm muscles
Similar to:
healthy
Derivationally related forms:
firmness
9. securely fixed in place
- the post was still firm after being hit by the car
Syn:
fast, immobile
Similar to:
fixed
Derivationally related forms:
immobility (for: immobile), firmness, fastness (for: fast)
10. 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
Syn:
loyal, truehearted, fast
Similar to:
faithful
Derivationally related forms:
firmness

IV - adverb
with resolute determination (Freq. 1)
- we firmly believed it
- you must stand firm
Syn:
firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly
Derived from adjective:
unwavering (for: unwaveringly), steadfast (for: steadfastly), firm (for: firmly)

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