Definitions for firmly
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word firmly
firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly(adverb)
with resolute determination
"we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
"she held the child securely"
"held hard to the railing"
In a firm or definite or strong manner.
She corrected him firmly but gently.
Tie the rope firmly to the post.
in a firm manner
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2503
Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Adverbs Frequency: #207
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The ball is now firmly in the West's court.
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
We need to act firmly, we need to act swiftly and with force.
The compatriots on both sides should unite and firmly oppose it.
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