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1. firm

noun. ['ˈfɝːm'] the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments.

Synonyms

  • publishing firm
  • publishing company
  • business organization
  • house
  • dealer
  • business concern
  • consulting firm
  • corporation
  • publishing house
  • auction house
  • business firm
  • concern
  • consulting company
  • business organisation
  • publisher
  • business
  • law firm
  • corp

Antonyms

  • untrustworthy
  • infidelity
  • inaccurate
  • disloyal

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Firm

  • long-term
  • squirm
  • sturm
  • sperm
  • wurm
  • worm
  • thurm
  • therm
  • term
  • schirm
  • hurm
  • herm
  • germe
  • germ
  • ferm
  • berm

Example sentences of the word firm


1. Noun, singular or mass
The firm recommends sitting tight and letting your employer fix the problem.

2. Adjective
Be firm about cutting off any more non-essential contact.

Quotes containing the word firm


1. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley

2. I am a firm believer that God has already ordered the things that have taken place in my life... and I'm just learning to follow the path he's laid before me.
- Monica Denise Brown

3. There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
- Charles Stanley

2. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable.

Synonyms

  • stiff
  • unwavering
  • unfaltering
  • steady
  • steadfast
  • unshakable
  • unbendable

Antonyms

  • flexible
  • mobile
  • weak
  • uneven

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] strong and sure.

Synonyms

  • strong

Antonyms

  • unconcern
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] not soft or yielding to pressure.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • impotent
  • informal

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] not subject to revision or change.

Antonyms

  • weaken

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall.

Synonyms

  • steady
  • stable

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • infrequent

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling.

Antonyms

  • excitable

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] securely established.

Antonyms

  • agitated

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. firm

adverb. ['ˈfɝːm'] with resolute determination.

Synonyms

  • steadfastly
  • unwaveringly

Antonyms

  • inconstant
  • contestable
  • unfaithfulness

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue.

Antonyms

  • woman

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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