Definition of Firm


  • the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    "he worked for a brokerage house"
    - business firm


  • make taut or tauter
    "tauten a rope"
  • become taut or tauter
    "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"
    "the rope tautened"


  • 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"
  • securely fixed in place
    "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
  • possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue
    "firm muscles"
  • securely established
    "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"
  • not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
    "stocks are still firm"
    - unfluctuating
  • (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling
    "his voice was firm and confident"
    "a firm step"
  • not subject to revision or change
    "a firm contract"
    "a firm offer"
  • strong and sure
    "a firm grasp"
    "gave a strong pull on the rope"
  • not soft or yielding to pressure
    "a firm mattress"
    "the snow was firm underfoot"
    "solid ground"
  • marked by firm determination or resolution
    not shakable
    "firm convictions"
    "a firm mouth"
    "steadfast resolve"
    "a man of unbendable perseverence"
    "unwavering loyalty"


  • with resolute determination
    "we firmly believed it"
    "you must stand firm"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble firm

7 unscramble word found using the letters firm.

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