Definition of firmly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbeCOMfirmlierCOMmore firmlySUPfirmliestSUPmost firmlySUF-ly
    1. In a firm or definite or strong manner.
      1. She corrected him firmly but gently. ‎
    2. Securely.
      1. When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.
  • Plus d'exemples
    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
      • S/he leaned forward and, to Selar's surprise, took the doctor's hand firmly between hirs.
  • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
    1. Adverbes
      • Morphèmes
        • Suffixes
          • Paroles de suffixe
            • Words suffixed with -ly

      Other Vocabulary

      Mots semblables
      1. en farmly
      2. en fairly
      3. en warmly
      4. en dimly
      5. en finely
      Source: Wiktionnaire

      Meaning of firmly for the defined word.

      Grammaticalement, ce mot "firmly" est un adverbe. C'est aussi un morphème, plus spécifiquement, un suffixe.
      Difficulté: Niveau 1
      Facile     ➨     Difficile
      Définition: Niveau 5
      Précis    ➨     Polyvalent