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Overview of noun firm

The noun firm has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (26) firm, house, business firm

(the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house")

Overview of verb firm

The verb firm has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tauten, firm

(become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened")

2. tauten, firm

(make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope")

Overview of adj firm

The adj firm has 10 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (12) firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering

(marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty")

2. (6) firm, solid

(not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground")

3. (6) firm, strong

(strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope")

4. (4) firm

(not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer")

5. (2) firm

((of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step")

6. (2) firm, steady, unfluctuating

(not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm")

7. (2) firm

(securely established; "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet")

8. (1) firm

(possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm muscles")

9. fast, firm, immobile

(securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car")

10. firm, loyal, truehearted, fast

(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")

Overview of adv firm

The adv firm has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly

(with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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