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  • adj.inflexible
  • adj.stable, unmoving
  • adj.unalterable, definite
  • nounbusiness

synonyms for firm

  • hard
  • rigid
  • solid
  • stiff
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • thick
  • tough
  • unyielding
  • close
  • compact
  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • concrete
  • condensed
  • congealed
  • hardened
  • heavy
  • jelled
  • refractory
  • set
  • solidified
  • close-grained
  • dense
  • fine-grained
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • impervious
  • inelastic
  • nonporous
See also synonyms for: firmly / firmness

antonyms for firm

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  • easy
  • facile
  • flexible
  • nice
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • soft
  • unstable
  • vulnerable
  • weak
  • wobbly
  • yielding
  • loose
  • alterable
  • changeable
  • indefinite
  • irresolute
  • moving
  • slack
  • supple
  • unsettled
  • wavering
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    How to use firm in a sentence

    Louis stood firm, though pale and respectful, before the resentful gaze of Elizabeth.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The Spanish troops did not care to venture past a block of buildings in which were the offices and stores of a British firm.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    Some of them, more imaginative, declared that Mrs. Charmington was even a sleeping partner in the saponaceous firm.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Louis felt the firm collectiveness of a man determined to live or die by one line of action.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Two days later he walked into the office of the printing firm with which he had been in correspondence.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Messrs. Spick and Span's representative was wounded in his tenderest point, but his firm carried out the order to the letter.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    It was their firm conviction that the system under which we live was, in its broad outline, a system of even justice.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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    WORDS RELATED TO FIRM

    • firm
    • fit
    • hale
    • hardy
    • healthy
    • hearty
    • lusty
    • powerful
    • robust
    • staunch
    • stout
    • strapping
    • sturdy
    • vigorous
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