Having a solid, almost unyielding surface or structure
the bed should be reasonably firm, but not too hard
Solidly in place and stable
no building can stand without firm foundations
he was unable to establish the store on a firm financial footing
Having steady but not excessive power or strength
you need a firm grip on the steering
(of a person, action, or attitude) Showing resolute determination and strength of character
he didn't like being firm with Larry, but he had to
Strongly felt and unlikely to change
he retains a firm belief in the efficacy of prayer
(of a person) Steadfast and constant
we became firm friends
Decided upon and fixed or definite
she had no firm plans for the next day
(of a currency, a commodity, or shares) Having a steady value or price that is more likely to rise than fall
the dollar was firm against the yen
Make (something) physically solid or resilient
an exercise program designed to firm up muscle tone
Fix (a plant) securely in the soil
(of a price) Rise slightly to reach a level considered secure
he believed house prices would firm by the end of the year
Make (an agreement or plan) explicit and definite
archaeologists have now firmed up this new view
A business concern, esp. one involving a partnership of two or more people
a law firm
In a resolute and determined manner
she will stand firm against the government's proposal
with resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
tauten: become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened"
marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
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A business partnership; the name under which it trades; A business enterprise, however organized; A criminal gang; To make firm or strong; fix securely; To make compact or resistant to pressure; solidify; To become firm; stabilise; To improve after decline; Aust. ...
(Firming) Affermissant(e), raffermissement
(Firming) Pressing down the soil around the base of a plant's stem.
(Firming) helping to create the appearance of younger-looking skin by addressing skin tone and resiliency
(Firming) products with ingredients that will plump up the skin and provide a fuller look.
(Firms) Economic units, formed by profit-seeking entrepreneurs, that hire resources to produce goods and services for sale.
(Firms) concentrating in international commercial law, or having primarily foreign clients, are usually larger firms.
Taut balance of elements; tightly knit structure; also distinct flavor.
Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period. Also, a synonym for company.
Strong and well balanced, but still with a perceptible degree of tannin and acidity. See also Balance.
This means the elements of a wine's structure are tightly wound together, and also implies the wine has quite a bit of flavour. 'Firm tannins' might indicate a red wine that is well made and has a bright future.
a business or institution comprising sole proprietorships, partnerships, companies and other forms of organizations.
A condition of a turf course corresponding to fast on a dirt track.