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
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2503
Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Adverbs Frequency: #207
The numerical value of firmly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of firmly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
I firmly deny that the municipality of Venice has ever thought to ban the use of trolleys in the historical center.
We will not accept attempts to dictate unilateral, time-bound moves to us, i will say these things in the clearest manner. Even if there are dictates, we will stand up to them firmly.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
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