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
synonym study for firm
OTHER WORDS FROM firmfirmly, adverbfirmness, noun
Definition for firm (2 of 2)
Origin of firm2
Example sentences from the Web for firm
In return, the crowdfunding platform will provide the firm with access to its startup network.ORIX invests $60M in Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd|Frederic Lardinois|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
The tactic accounts for around 70% of Robinhood’s revenue, raising questions of whether this is sustainable and if the firm will be able to diversify its revenue stream in the future.
The mission, the firm’s 16th so far, included a soft parachute landing of the first-stage booster to the ocean for the first time.Rocket Lab has successfully recovered a booster for the first time|Neel Patel|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Green tech firms struggle to find financing for their ideas, which is a major barrier to tackling our growing climate problem.
It’s hard enough to go out and collect data on one firm and their advertising and sales spending, let alone do this for hundreds of products at once.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
The firming of the soil about the roots of a newly set plant is as important as firming it over planted seeds.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
I find this more effective than firming the soil with the foot, as it prevents the possibility of loose planting.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
Fill in over the roots, gradually firming the soil above with the feet.
Push the sets well down into the ground and cover with soil, firming them with the feet or a roller.
It meant only the selection of stones and firming them into place.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
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