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. Indicating firmness; as, a firm tread; a firm countenance.
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. Solid; - opposed to fluid; as, firm land.
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 or direct with firmness.
7. To fix; to settle; to confirm; to establish.
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inelastic (part of speech: adjective)
tight (part of speech: adjective)
resolute (part of speech: adjective)
indefatigable, unwavering, valiant, decided, inexorable, steady, dauntless, decisive, unflinching, stubborn, willing, resolved, dogged, thorough, ruthless, implacable, steadfast, unchangeable, loyal, constant, true, relentless, intent, unyielding, unshakeable, bold, devoted, persevering, stern, strong-minded, reliable, diligent, steely, indomitable, courageous, plucky, determined, tenacious, committed, tough, bullheaded, serious, uncompromising, staunch, resolute, faithful, headstrong, deliberate, zealous, set, unbending, tireless, hearty, earnest, iron-willed, insistent, dedicated, strong-willed, spunky, persistent, fearless
solid (part of speech: adjective)
hard (part of speech: adjective)
tighten (part of speech: verb)
harden (part of speech: verb)
substantial (part of speech: adjective)
stable (part of speech: adjective)
strong (part of speech: adjective)
business (part of speech: noun)
enterprise, commerce, concern, company, service, market, proprietorship, commission, industry, establishment, interest, selling, vocation, situation, posting, corporation, labor, career, station, partnership, exchange, position, business, practice, management, job, consortium, assignment, barter, livelihood, calling, activity, trade, busy work, transaction, retailing, profession, occupation, holding, negotiation, venture, employment, specialty, affair, merchant
- Upon that Being placed he still His firm reliance, and succeeded well. - "The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects", Thomas Cowherd.
- A well- dressed woman, with a firm, clear- cut face. - "The Fourth Series Plays, Complete", John Galsworthy.
- The younger one had a firm foot and large hand and the frankest open face you ever looked into. - "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin.