What does firmly mean?

Definitions for firmly
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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

How to pronounce firmly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say firmly in sign language?

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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

Examples of firmly in a Sentence

  1. Kay Ivey:

    After thorough and careful consideration of the facts surrounding the case I concluded that the state of Alabama should carry out Nathaniel Woods Jr. lawfully imposed sentence this evening, this is not a decision that I take lightly, but I firmly believe in the rule of law and that justice must be served.

  2. France France new president:

    The last 10 years have been cruel for Europe. We have managed crises but we have lost our way, i firmly believe in Europe, but I don't find this scepticism unjustified.

  3. Yahoo Inc. -LRB- YHOO.O -RRB-:

    Our board and management team have been and remain firmly committed to acting as good stewards of capital and delivering sustainable shareholder value, we will share details on our future plans for Yahoo on our upcoming earnings call.

  4. Ilhan Omar:

    John Lewis was one of the rare political figures in Washington who was widely revered. At a time when politics isso divisive and Republicans and Democrats are firmly entrenched in separate camps, John Lewis was the congressman who transcended party affiliation and was regarded as a national treasure in Washington. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said she burst into tears when she first arrived at the Capitol for freshman orientation in 2018 and had a chance to meet John Lewis. I ran into Congressman John Lewis and I burst into tears and I said to him, Sir, I read about you in middle school and you are here in the flesh and I get to be your colleague.

  5. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono:

    Without being swayed by smile diplomacy, Japan will firmly coordinate with [ the United States and South Korea ] toward the ultimate goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

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