firm firm  /ˈfɜrm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
  2. (v) become taut or tauter
  3. (v) make taut or tauter
  4. (adj) marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
  5. (adj) not soft or yielding to pressure
  6. (adj) strong and sure
  7. (adj) not subject to revision or change
  8. (adj) (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling
  9. (adj) not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
  10. (adj) securely established
  11. (adj) possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue
  12. (adj) securely fixed in place
  13. (adj) unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
  14. (adv) with resolute determination

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The firm would also keep Shockey in the family by hiring his wife, Alexandraanother former Lewis aideas a consulting lobbyist.
  2. A BDO Seidman spokesperson says that his firm is not and has never been the auditor of Madoff Securities.
  3. So far, the firm's bets are paying off.

News

  1. Employment firm aiding veterans

    Toledo employment firm Job1USA has announced a program to help military veterans find jobs.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  2. Rosen Law Firm, P.A. Reminds UniTek Global Services, Inc. Investors of June 18, 2013 Class Action Deadline -- UNTK

    NEW YORK -- The Rosen Law Firm reminds investors of the important June 18, 2013 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of all purchasers of the securities of UniTek Global ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Firm says Snowden was employee for less than 3 months

    The firm Booz Allen Hamilton has fired Edward Snowden, the 29-year contractor who exposed the National Security Agency's phone and Internet monitoring program.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

Quotes

  1. "What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility - a recognition, on the part of every American, that we have duties to ourselves, our nation and the world, duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly, firm in the...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Fall River Herald News

  2. "The Federal Reserve is working to ensure that compensation packages appropriately tie rewards to longer-term performance and do not create undue risk for the firm or the financial system," said Fed chairman Ben Bernanke.
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: AFP

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