firmlyadverbuk /ˈfɜːm.li/ us /ˈfɝːm-/
firmly adverb (NOT LOOSELY)
- Carefully tighten the clamp until it firmly supports the pipette in a vertical position.
- The tent pegs should be fixed firmly in place.
- The hook had been screwed firmly into the wall.
- The handle needs to be attached more firmly to the door.
- Tighten the bolt until the lever fits firmly against the panel.
firmly adverb (STRONGLY)
firmly adverb (FORCEFULLY)
firmly adverb (CERTAINLY)