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Firm meaning

firm - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; " he worked for a brokerage house"
  2. 2. become taut or tauter; " Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; " the rope tautened"
  3. 3. Not easily excited or disturbed; unchanging in purpose; fixed; steady; constant; stable; unshaken; not easily changed in feelings or will; strong; as, a firm believer; a firm friend; a firm adherent.
  4. 4. Indicating firmness; as, a firm tread; a firm countenance.
  5. 5. The name, title, or style, under which a company transacts business; a partnership of two or more persons; a commercial house; as, the firm of Hope & amp; Co.
  6. 6. To fix; to settle; to confirm; to establish.
  7. 7. To fix or direct with firmness.
  8. 8. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; hard; solid; - applied to the matter of bodies; as, firm flesh; firm muscles, firm wood.
  9. 9. Solid; - opposed to fluid; as, firm land.
  10. 10. The name, title, or style, under which a company transacts business; a partnership of two or more persons; a commercial house; as, the firm of Hope & Co.
  11. 11. Fixed; solid; compact; resolute.
  12. 12. Title of a business house; a partnership.

firm - examples of usage

  1. It is the only firm ground you stand on. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. 5902. Does it sometimes happen that the fishermen to one firm complain that they have not got so large price as their neighbours? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. This firm does not wish, they say, to give out lines, but would prefer that the women should take out the value at once. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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