What does firmly mean?

Definitions for firmly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word firmly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringly(adverb)

    with resolute determination

    "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"

  2. securely, firmly(adverb)

    in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger

    "she held the child securely"

  3. hard, firmly(adverb)

    with firmness

    "held hard to the railing"

Wiktionary

  1. firmly(Adverb)

    In a firm or definite or strong manner.

    She corrected him firmly but gently.

  2. firmly(Adverb)

    Securely

    Tie the rope firmly to the post.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firmly(adverb)

    in a firm manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2503

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'firmly' in Adverbs Frequency: #207

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firmly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firmly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. D. A. Battista:

    Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.

  2. Doug Larson:

    The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.

  3. Vittorio Zappalorto:

    I firmly deny that the municipality of Venice has ever thought to ban the use of trolleys in the historical center.

  4. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    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.

  5. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    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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