Firm meaning

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A firm is defined as a business with two or more persons.

An example of firm is a law office.

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Marked by or indicating the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue.

Firm muscles.

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Resistant to externally applied pressure.
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Securely fixed in place.

Despite being hit by the car, the post was still firm.

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Indicating or possessed of determination or resolution.

A firm voice.

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Constant; steadfast.

A firm ally.

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Strong and sure.

A firm grasp.

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Not subject to change; fixed and definite.

A firm bargain; a firm offer.

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Unfluctuating; steady.

Stock prices are still firm.

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To make or become firm. Often used with up.
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Without wavering; resolutely.

Stand firm.

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A business enterprise.
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An unincorporated business, particularly a partnership.
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The name or designation under which a company transacts business.
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Not yielding easily under pressure; solid; hard.
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Not rising or falling very much; steady.
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To make or become firm, or solid, steady, stable, definite, etc.
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A business company or partnership of two or more persons.
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Any business company, whether or not unincorporated.
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(UK, business) A business partnership; the name under which it trades.
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(business, economics) A business enterprise, however organized.
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(slang) A criminal gang.
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Steadfast, secure, hard (in position)
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Fixed (in opinion)

A firm believer; a firm friend; a firm adherent.

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Solid, rigid (material state)

Firm flesh; firm muscles, firm wood; firm land (i.e. not soft and marshy)

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To make firm or strong; fix securely.
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To make compact or resistant to pressure; solidify.
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(intransitive) To become firm; stabilise.
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(intransitive) To improve after decline.
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(intransitive) Aust. To shorten (of betting odds).
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The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.

An example of firm is a sturdy piece of wood.

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Firm means to tighten or strengthen.

An example of firm is to shape clay into a mold.

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Not moved or shaken easily; fixed; stable.
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Continued steadily; remaining the same.

A firm friendship.

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Unchanging; resolute; constant.

Firm faith.

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Showing determination, strength, etc.

A firm command.

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Legally or formally concluded; definite; final.

A firm contract, a firm order.

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Origin of firm

From German Firma (“business, name of business”), from Italian firma (“signature”), from firmare (“to sign”), from Latin firmare (“to make firm, to confirm (by signature)”), from firmus (“firm, stable”).