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Meaning of firm

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it";
             "you must stand firm" [syn: {firm}, {firmly},
             {steadfastly}, {unwaveringly}]
      adj 1: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable;
             "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve";
             "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
             [syn: {firm}, {steadfast}, {steady}, {stiff},
             {unbendable}, {unfaltering}, {unshakable}, {unwavering}]
      2: not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the
         snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground" [syn: {firm},
      3: strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the
         rope" [syn: {firm}, {strong}]
      4: not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm
      5: (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or
         trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step"
      6: not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are
         still firm" [syn: {firm}, {steady}, {unfluctuating}]
      7: securely established; "holds a firm position as the country's
         leading poet"
      8: possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm
      9: securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being
         hit by the car" [syn: {fast}, {firm}, {immobile}]
      10: 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" [syn: {firm}, {loyal}, {truehearted}, {fast(a)}]
      n 1: the members of a business organization that owns or
           operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a
           brokerage house" [syn: {firm}, {house}, {business firm}]
      v 1: become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you
           exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened" [syn: {tauten},
      2: make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope" [syn: {tauten}, {firm}]

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