What does firmly mean?

Definitions for firmly
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringlyadverb

    with resolute determination

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

  2. securely, firmlyadverb

    in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger

    "she held the child securely"

  3. hard, firmlyadverb

    with firmness

    "held hard to the railing"

Wiktionary

  1. firmlyadverb

    In a firm or definite or strong manner.

    She corrected him firmly but gently.

  2. firmlyadverb

    Securely

    Tie the rope firmly to the post.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firmlyadverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Larry Anders:

    I firmly believe that had he had better care, it would've been a different ending.

  2. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    I know that many have doubts and concerns about whether this road will be successful, about whether Greece will have the strength to take it in the long term, and no one can brush aside these concerns, but I am firmly convinced of one thing: we would be grossly negligent, even irresponsible, if we did not at least try this road.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I firmly believe that if you spent your life keeping the lights on for our country, we can't leave you in the dark, we need to support our coal miners, their families, and their communities.

  4. Democratic Florida congressman Patrick Murphy:

    For years, Senator Rubio has put the needs of Floridians behind his presidential ambitions, we need a leader in the Senate whose eyes are firmly fixed on the people of Florida by working together to get things done.

  5. Professor Pezhman Mosleh:

    When Mandela passed away, the long walk to freedom will be longer and harder. I wish with my tears that every parent tell about Mandela to their children, shall their children grow up firmly and with faith.

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