English adjective: firm
|1.||firm marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable|
A firm mouth.
A man of unbendable perseverence.
|Synonyms||steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering|
|2.||firm not soft or yielding to pressure|
|Samples||A firm mattress.|
The snow was firm underfoot.
|3.||firm strong and sure|
|Samples||A firm grasp.|
Gave a strong pull on the rope.
|4.||firm not subject to revision or change|
|Samples||A firm contract.|
A firm offer.
|5.||firm (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling|
|Samples||His voice was firm and confident.|
A firm step.
|6.||firm not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall|
|Samples||Stocks are still firm.|
|7.||firm securely established|
|Samples||Holds a firm position as the country's leading poet.|
|8.||firm possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue|
|9.||firm securely fixed in place|
|Samples||The post was still firm after being hit by the car.|
|10.||firm unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause|
|Samples||A firm ally.|
The true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe.
|Synonyms||fast, loyal, truehearted|
English noun: firm
|1.||firm (group) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments|
|Samples||He worked for a brokerage house.|
|Synonyms||business firm, house|
|Broader (hypernym)||business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accounting firm, auction house, consulting company, consulting firm, corp, corporation, dealer, law firm, publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house|
English adverb: firm
|1.||firm with resolute determination|
|Samples||We firmly believed it.|
You must stand firm.
|Synonyms||firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly|
English verb: firm
|1.||firm (change) become taut or tauter|
|Samples||Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly.|
The rope tautened.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|2.||firm (change) make taut or tauter|
|Samples||Tauten a rope.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||fasten, tighten|