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Adjective firm has 11 senses
  1. firm, steadfast, steady, 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"
    Antonym: irresolute (indirect, via resolute)
  2. firm, solid - not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
    Antonym: soft (indirect, via hard)
  3. firm, strong - strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
    Antonyms: forceless, unforceful, weak (indirect, via forceful)
  4. firm - not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer"
    unsettled (indirect, via settled)
  5. firm - (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step"
    unsteady (indirect, via steady)
  6. firm, steady, unfluctuating - not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
    Antonym: unstable (indirect, via stable)
  7. established, firm - securely established; "an established reputation"; "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"
    Antonyms: insecure, unsafe (indirect, via secure)
  8. firm - marked by the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm muscles"
    unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
  9. crisp, firm, crunchy - pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
  10. fast, firm, immobile - securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
    Antonym: unfixed (indirect, via fixed)
  11. 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"
    Antonym: unfaithful (indirect, via faithful)
Adverbial firm has 1 sense
  1. firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly - with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
Noun firm has 1 sense
  1. firm, house, business firm - members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
    --1 is a kind of business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
    --1 has particulars:
     corporation, corp; accounting firm; consulting firm, consulting company; publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company; dealer; law firm; auction house
Verb firm has 2 senses
  1. tauten, firm - become taut or tauter; "Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened"
    --1 is one way to tighten
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. tauten, firm - make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope"
    --2 is one way to tighten, fasten
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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