Associations to the word «Firm»
FIRM, noun. (UK) (business) A business partnership; the name under which it trades.
FIRM, noun. (business) (economics) A business enterprise, however organized.
FIRM, noun. (slang) A criminal gang.
FIRM, adjective. Steadfast, secure, hard (in position)
FIRM, adjective. Fixed (in opinion)
FIRM, adjective. Solid, rigid (material state)
FIRM, verb. (transitive) To make firm or strong; fix securely.
FIRM, verb. (transitive) To make compact or resistant to pressure; solidify.
FIRM, verb. (intransitive) To become firm; stabilise.
FIRM, verb. (intransitive) To improve after decline.
FIRM, verb. (intransitive) (Australia) To shorten (of betting odds).
FIRM POWER, noun. The guaranteed power provided by a power plant or transmission system
FIRM UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To make tentative plans more definite.
FIRM UP, verb. (transitive) To make muscles more toned through physical exercise.
FIRM, noun. The members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house".
FIRM, verb. Become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened".
FIRM, verb. Make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope".
FIRM, adverb. With resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm".
FIRM, adjective. Marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty".
FIRM, adjective. Not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground".
FIRM, adjective. Strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope".
FIRM, adjective. Not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer".
FIRM, adjective. (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; "his voice was firm and confident"; "a firm step".
FIRM, adjective. Not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm".
FIRM, adjective. Securely established; "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet".
FIRM, adjective. Possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; "firm muscles".
FIRM, adjective. Securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car".
FIRM, adjective. 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".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.