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Definition of firm verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they firm
    he / she / it firms
    past simple firmed
    -ing form firming
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  1. 1[transitive] firm something to make something become stronger or harder Firm the soil around the plant. This product claims to firm your body in six weeks.
  2. 2[intransitive] firm (to/at…) (finance) (of shares, prices, etc.) to become steady or rise steadily The company's share price has firmed in recent days.
  3. Phrasal Verbsfirm upfirm up something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: firm