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firm

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a commercial or industrial activity or organization
  • merged with another firm to become a major player in the brokerage business

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firm

adjective

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1 not showing weakness or uncertainty
  • a friendly fellow with a ready smile and a firm handshake

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2 having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure
  • cold butter that was too firm to spread

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3 firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • was firm in the saddle during the canter

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6 marked by the ability to withstand stress without structural damage or distortion
  • built on a firm foundation, so the house hasn't settled

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The first known use of firm was in the 14th century

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“Firm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/firm. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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