Meaning of FIRM in English


n. 25B6; adjective

the ground is fairly firm : HARD, solid, unyielding, resistant; solidified, hardened, compacted, compressed, dense, stiff, rigid, frozen, set.

firm foundations : SECURE, secured, stable, steady, strong, fixed, fast, set, taut, tight; immovable, irremovable, stationary, motionless.

a firm handshake : STRONG, vigorous, sturdy, forceful.

I was very firm about what I wanted 007C; a firm supporter : RESOLUTE, determined, decided, resolved, steadfast; adamant, emphatic, insistent, single-minded, in earnest, whole-hearted; unfaltering, unwavering, unflinching, unswerving, unbending; hard-line, committed, dyed-in-the-wool.

firm friends : CLOSE, good, boon, intimate, inseparable, dear, special, fast; constant, devoted, loving, faithful, long-standing, steady, steadfast.

firm plans : DEFINITE, fixed, settled, decided, established, confirmed, agreed; unalterable, unchangeable, irreversible.

soft, unstable, limp, indefinite.

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