Word Originadverb Middle English: from Old French ferme, from Latin firmus.Idiomsadverbjump to other results
BrE BrE//fɜːm//; NAmE NAmE//fɜːrm//
(formal) to believe something strongly and not change your mind She held firm to her principles.
hold firm (to something)jump to other results
to refuse to move back; to refuse to change your opinions
stand fast/firmjump to other results