adjective, firm·er, firm·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
adverb, firm·er, firm·est.
SYNONYMS FOR firm
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Origin of firm1
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OTHER WORDS FROM firmfirmly, adverbfirmness, noun
Definition for firm (2 of 2)
Origin of firm2
Example sentences from the Web for firm
Another reason firms may be spending more than they should on advertising is simply because, as both Tuchman and Levitt found, it’s really hard to measure ad effectiveness.
These slides seemed to show the value of the firm’s advertising.
Bradley Leimer, co-founder of the financial consulting firm Unconventional Ventures, said he’s certainly seen more fintechs exploring subscription models.
For marketers and big tech firms alike, who are already beginning to grapple with the impending obsolescence of third-party cookies, this should come as no surprise.Concrete steps marketers should take now to get ready for CA’s CPRA in 2023|Greg Sterling|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
The firm is well-known for its investments into SaaS and cloud companies, a key startup cohort that has performed well.Join us for a live Q&A with Bessemer’s Byron Deeter next Tuesday at 3 p.m ET, noon PT|Alex Wilhelm|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
There had been discussion of several varieties of trees before Kahn died, she explains, but nothing had been firmed up.Inside New York’s New Four Freedoms Park: A Private Tour|Lynn Sherr|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He called to appeal—yet another disappointment from journalist dad—I wavered, then firmed.
The crown buds should be in plain sight, after the ground is firmed and leveled, just in sight and no more.
Fine soil should be worked around the roots and firmed with the feet.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
The curd is firmed more in the whey than for Limburger, and more acid is developed.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
But Motauri's mouth had set, his boyish brows had coiled and firmed, and his glance was bright.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
For he was light and agile, firmed by continuous exercise, and an adept at the climbing art.The Firebrand|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for firm (1 of 2)
Derived forms of firmfirmly, adverbfirmness, noun
Word Origin for firm
British Dictionary definitions for firm (2 of 2)
- a gang of criminals
- a gang of football hooligans