What does the word firm mean?

Usage examples for firm

  1. " Then I shall not tell you," was Fanny's firm reply. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Do you mean to say that the offer came from this firm? – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. And never forget this- my faith in you is as firm as ever! – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins