Meaning of firm

Definition of firm

(adj) marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer"
(of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step"
not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
securely established; "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"
possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm muscles"
securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
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"
(adv) with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
(noun) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
(verb) become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened"
make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope"

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