Another word for firm
fixed, solid, rooted, immovable, fastened, motionless, secured, steady, substantial, durable, rigid, bolted, welded, riveted, soldered, embedded, nailed, tightened, screwed, spiked, anchored, moored, fast, secure, sound, immobile, unmovable, mounted, unmoving, stationary, set, petrified, settled.
Firm in texture
solid, dense, compact, hard, stiff, impenetrable, close-grained, fine-grained, impervious, rigid, inelastic, hardened, inflexible, congealed, unyielding, thick, compressed, substantial, heavy, nonporous, close, condensed, thickset, impermeable, refractory.
Settled in purpose
firm, in referring to material consistency, suggests a compactness that does not yield easily to, or is very resilient under, pressure a firm mattress; hard is applied to that which is so firm that it is not easily penetrated, cut, or crushed hard as rock; solid suggests a dense consistency throughout a mass or substance that is firm or hard and often connotes heaviness or substantiality solid brick; stiff implies resistance to bending or stretching a stiff collarstand<strong> (<em>or</em> </strong>hold) firm
Another word for firmadjective
Unyielding to pressure or force:hard, incompressible, solid. See resist, strong
Firmly settled or positioned:fast, secure, stable, steady, strong, sure. See continue
Not easily moved or shaken:secure, solid, sound2, stable, strong, sturdy, substantial, sure, unshakable. See continue, strong
Indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence:constant, determined, resolute, steadfast, steady, stiff, tough, unbending, uncompromising, unflinching, unwavering, unyielding. See purpose
Not hesitating or wavering:decided, decisive, determined, resolute. See decide
Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty:allegiant, constant, faithful, fast, liege, loyal, staunch, steadfast, true. See continue, trust
In a definite and final form; not likely to change:certain, fixed, flat, set1. See change
Persistently holding to something:clinging, fast, secure, tenacious, tight. See free, tighten