break+faith

  • 1 break faith — break (or keep) faith be disloyal (or loyal) an attempt to make us break faith with our customers …

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  • 2 break faith — index bear false witness, cheat, inform (betray), misrepresent, palter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 break faith — violate trust, violate confidence …

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  • 4 break faith — Be faithless, be perfidious, falsify one s word …

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  • 5 break faith with something — break faith with (something/someone) formal to stop supporting an idea or person, especially by not doing what you promised to do. She claims that the government has broken faith with teachers by failing to give additional funds to education …

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  • 6 break faith with someone — break faith with (something/someone) formal to stop supporting an idea or person, especially by not doing what you promised to do. She claims that the government has broken faith with teachers by failing to give additional funds to education …

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  • 7 break faith with — (something/someone) formal to stop supporting an idea or person, especially by not doing what you promised to do. She claims that the government has broken faith with teachers by failing to give additional funds to education …

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  • 8 break faith with — index betray (lead astray) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 break faith with — BE DISLOYAL TO, be unfaithful to, be untrue to, betray, play someone false, break one s promise to, fail, let down; double cross, deceive, cheat, stab in the back; informal do the dirty on. → faith * * * break faith with phrase to stop supporting …

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  • 10 break faith with somebody — break/keep faith with sb idiom to break/keep a promise that you have made to sb; to stop/continue being loyal to sb Main entry: ↑faithidiom …

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  • 11 break faith with — our own chairman has broken faith with this organization Syn: be disloyal to, be unfaithful to, be untrue to, betray, play someone false, break one s promise to, fail, let down; double cross, deceive, cheat, stab in the back …

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  • 12 break faith with — to stop supporting a person or idea …

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  • 13 faith — W2 [feıθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(trust/confidence in somebody/something)¦ 2¦(religion)¦ 3 break faith with somebody/something 4 keep faith with somebody/something 5 good faith 6 bad faith 7 an act of faith ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin:… …

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  • 14 faith — [fāth] n. [ME feith < OFr feid, fei < L fides, confidence, belief (in LL(Ec), the Christian religion) < fidere, to trust < IE base * bheidh , to urge, be convinced > BIDE, Gr peithein, to persuade, L foedus, a compact] 1.… …

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  • 15 faith — [ feıθ ] noun *** 1. ) uncount strong belief in or trust of someone or something: have faith in: I m delighted to know you have such faith in me. lose faith in: The public have lost faith in what the government is doing. put your faith in… …

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  • 16 faith */*/*/ — UK [feɪθ] / US noun Word forms faith : singular faith plural faiths 1) [uncountable] strong belief in or trust of someone or something have faith in: I m delighted to know you have such faith in me. lose faith in: The public have lost faith in… …

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  • 17 faith — [[t]fe͟ɪθ[/t]] ♦♦♦ faiths 1) N UNCOUNT: usu N in n If you have faith in someone or something, you feel confident about their ability or goodness. She had placed a great deal of faith in Mr Penleigh... People have lost faith in the British… …

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  • 18 faith — /feɪθ / (say fayth) noun 1. confidence or trust in a person or thing. 2. belief which is not based on proof. 3. belief in the doctrines or teachings of religion. 4. the doctrines which are or should be believed. 5. a system of religious belief:… …

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  • 19 faith — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trust, reliance, confidence, expectation; belief, creed; loyalty; religion.Ant., doubt. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Complete trust] Syn. confidence, trust, credence, belief, credit, assurance, acceptance,… …

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  • 20 faith — noun 1) he justified his boss s faith in him Syn: trust, belief, confidence, conviction; optimism, hopefulness, hope Ant: mistrust 2) she gave her life for her faith Syn …

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