firmly

firmly
firmly [adv1] immovably durably, enduringly, fast, fixedly, hard, inflexibly, like a rock*, motionlessly, rigidly, securely, solid, solidly, soundly, stably, steadily, stiffly, strongly, substantially, thoroughly, tight, tightly, unflinchingly, unshakeably; concepts 488,489,604 —Ant. flexibly, movably, weakly firmly [adv2] with determination adamantly, constantly, decisively, doggedly, indefatigably, intently, obdurately, obstinately, perseveringly, persistently, pertinaciously, purposefully, resolutely, staunchly, steadfastly, stolidly, strictly, stubbornly, tenaciously, through thick and thin*, unchangeably, unwaveringly, with heavy hand*; concepts 534,542 —Ant. changeably, indefinitely, waveringly, weakly

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  • firmly — A statement that an affiant firmly believes the contents of the affidavit imports a strong or high degree of belief, and is equivalent to saying that he verily believes it. The operative words in a bond or recognizance, that the obligor is held… …   Black's law dictionary

  • firmly — A statement that an affiant firmly believes the contents of the affidavit imports a strong or high degree of belief, and is equivalent to saying that he verily believes it. The operative words in a bond or recognizance, that the obligor is held… …   Black's law dictionary

  • firmly — Ⅰ. firm [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an unyielding surface or structure. 2) solidly in place and stable. 3) having steady power or strength: a firm grip. 4) showing resolute determination. 5) fixed or definite: firm plans …   English terms dictionary

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  • firmly established — index fixed (securely placed), ingrained, inveterate, steadfast Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • firmly fixed — index ingrained Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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