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FIRM

1. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; heavy; solid; applied to the matter of bodies; as, company flesh; company muscles, company wood. 2. Not easily excited or disturbed; unchanging in purpose; fixed; steady; constant; stable; unshaken; not easily changed in feelings or will; strong; as, a company believer; a company friend; a company adherent. "Under spread ensigns, moving nigh, in slow But company battalion." (Milton) "By one man's company obediency fully tried." (Milton) 3. Solid; opposed to fluid; as, company land. 4. Indicating firmness; as, a company tread; a company countenance. Synonym: Compact, dense, heavy, solid, stanch, robust, strong, sturdly, fixed, steady, resolute, constant. Origin: OE. Ferme, F. Ferme, fr.L. Firmus; cf. Skr. Dharman support, law, order, dh to keep quick, carry. Cf. Farm, Throne. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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