1. [ noun ] (business) members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
Synonyms: house business_firm

"he worked for a brokerage house"

Related terms: business corporation publisher dealer consulting_firm auction_house law_firm accounting_firm
2. [ adjective ] marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
Synonyms: unshakable unwavering unfaltering steady unbendable steadfast

"firm convictions" "a firm mouth" "steadfast resolve" "a man of unbendable perseverence" "unwavering loyalty"

Related terms: resolute
3. [ adjective ] not soft or yielding to pressure
Synonyms: solid

"a firm mattress" "the snow was firm underfoot" "solid ground"

Related terms: hard
4. [ adjective ] strong and sure
Synonyms: strong

"a firm grasp" "gave a strong pull on the rope"

Related terms: forceful
5. [ adjective ] not subject to revision or change

"a firm contract" "a firm offer"

Related terms: settled
6. [ adjective ] securely established
Synonyms: established

"an established reputation" "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"

Related terms: secure
7. [ adjective ] (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

"his voice was firm and confident" "a firm step"

Related terms: steady
8. [ adjective ] not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
Synonyms: unfluctuating steady

"stocks are still firm"

Related terms: stable
9. [ adjective ] marked by the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

"firm muscles"

Related terms: healthy
10. [ adverb ] with resolute determination
Synonyms: firmly steadfastly unwaveringly

"we firmly believed it" "you must stand firm"

11. [ adjective ] unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
Synonyms: truehearted fast loyal

"a firm ally" "loyal supporters" "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison "fast friends"

Related terms: faithful
12. [ adjective ] securely fixed in place
Synonyms: immobile fast

"the post was still firm after being hit by the car"

Related terms: fixed
13. [ adjective ] pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed
Synonyms: crunchy crisp

"crisp carrot and celery sticks" "a firm apple" "crunchy lettuce"

Related terms: fresh
14. [ verb ] become taut or tauter
Synonyms: tauten

"Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly" "the rope tautened"

Related terms: tighten
15. [ verb ] make taut or tauter
Synonyms: tauten

"tauten a rope"

Related terms: tighten
Similar spelling:   Fiorini