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Definition of Firm


  1. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; hard; solid; -- applied to the matter of bodies; as, firm flesh; firm muscles, firm wood.
  2. 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.
  3. Solid; -- opposed to fluid; as, firm land.
  4. Indicating firmness; as, a firm tread; a firm countenance.
  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 & Co.
  6. To fix; to settle; to confirm; to establish.
  7. To fix or direct with firmness.
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Firm Translations

firm in Afrikaans is ferm, firma, stewig
firm in Danish is fast, firma
firm in Dutch is gevestigd, vast, stevig, hecht
firm in Finnish is luja
firm in French is social, robuste, maison de commerce, ferme, solide
firm in German is fest, Betriebe, standhaft
firm in Italian is comitiva, ditta
firm in Latin is firmus, destinatus, stabilis, pertinax, obstinatus
firm in Norwegian is firma, fast, standhaftig
firm in Portuguese is firma
firm in Swedish is orubblig, stadig, fast, firma