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One entry found for firm.
Main Entry: 1firm
Pronunciation: primarystressfschwarm
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English ferm "firm, secure," from early French ferm (same meaning), from Latin firmus "firm, secure, solid"
1 a : solidly fixed in place b : not weak or uncertain : VIGOROUS c : having a solid or compact texture
2 a : not likely to be changed <a firm offer> b : not easily moved or disturbed : STEADFAST <a firm believer>
3 : indicating firmness or determination
synonym see HARD
- firmĚly adverb
- firmĚness noun

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