faithful

  • 1 faithful — adj Faithful, loyal, true, constant, staunch, steadfast, resolute are comparable when meaning firm in adherence to the person, the country, or the cause to whom or to which one is bound by duty or promise. Faithful in its most common sense… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Faithful — may refer to: * Faithfulness * Faithful (baptized Catholic), a baptised Catholic * Faithful (Todd Rundgren album), an album by Todd Rundgren * Faithful (Hillsong album), an album by the Hillsong Church * Faithful (Go West song), a song by Go West …

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  • 3 Faithful — Faith ful, a. 1. Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God. [1913 Webster] You are not faithful, sir. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 faithful — [fāth′fəl] adj. [ME] 1. keeping faith; maintaining allegiance; constant; loyal [faithful friends] 2. marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious [faithful attendance] 3. accurate; reliable; exact [a faithful copy] …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 faithful — I (diligent) adjective assiduous, attentive, careful, conscientious, constant, dogged, exacting, fidelis, fidus, indefatigable, industrious, laborious, meticulous, mindful, painstaking, particular, persevering, persistent, pertinacious,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Faithful —   [ feɪθfʊl], Marianne, österreichisch englische Sängerin und Schauspielerin, * Hampstead 29. 12. 1946; verließ 1964 die Klosterschule, tauchte in der Londoner Rockszene unter, erhielt bald ihren ersten Plattenvertrag und landete mit dem von Mick …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 faithful — (adj.) c.1300, full of faith, also firm in allegiance, from FAITH (Cf. faith) + FUL (Cf. ful). Meaning true to the facts is from 1520s. The noun sense of true believers is from 1550s. Related: Faithfully; faithfulness. Old Faithful geyser named… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 faithful — [adj1] loyal, reliable affectionate, allegiant, ardent, attached, behind one, circumspect, confiding, conscientious, constant, dependable, devoted, dutiful, dyed in the wool*, enduring, fast, firm, genuine, hard core*, honest, honorable,… …

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  • 9 faithful — ► ADJECTIVE 1) remaining loyal and steadfast. 2) remaining sexually loyal to a lover or spouse. 3) true to the facts or the original. ► NOUN (the faithful) ▪ the believers in a particular religion. DERIVATIVES faithfulness …

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  • 10 faithful — faith|ful1 [ˈfeıθfəl] adj 1.) [usually before noun] remaining loyal to a particular person, belief, political party etc and continuing to support them ▪ Hollis was a good and faithful friend . ▪ years of faithful service to the company ▪ our… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 faithful — [[t]fe͟ɪθfʊl[/t]] faithfuls 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n Someone who is faithful to a person, organization, idea, or activity remains firm in their belief in them or support for them. She had been faithful to her promise to guard this secret...… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 faithful — faith|ful [ feıθfəl ] adjective * 1. ) continuing to support someone or be their friend, even in a difficult situation: LOYAL: a faithful friend/servant/follower: He had always been a faithful friend. a ) continuing to do or believe something,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 faithful */ — UK [ˈfeɪθf(ə)l] / US [ˈfeɪθfəl] adjective 1) continuing to support someone or be their friend, even in a difficult situation a faithful friend/servant/follower: He had always been a faithful friend. a) continuing to do or believe something, even… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 faithful — faithfully, adv. faithfulness, n. /fayth feuhl/, adj. 1. strict or thorough in the performance of duty: a faithful worker. 2. true to one s word, promises, vows, etc. 3. steady in allegiance or affection; loyal; constant: faithful friends. 4.… …

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  • 15 faithful — faith•ful [[t]ˈfeɪθ fəl[/t]] adj. 1) steady in allegiance or affection; loyal: faithful friends[/ex] 2) reliable, trusted, or believed: faithful assurances of help[/ex] 3) adhering or true to fact, a standard, or an original; accurate: a faithful …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 faithful — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. obsolete full of faith 2. steadfast in affection or allegiance ; loyal 3. firm in adherence to promises or in observance of duty ; conscientious 4. given with strong assurance ; binding …

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  • 17 faithful — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Faithful is used after these nouns: ↑party {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 loyal VERBS ▪ be ▪ remain, stay ▪ soldiers who stayed faithful to the king …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 faithful — 1 adjective 1 remaining loyal to a person, belief, political party etc and continuing to support them: years of faithful service (+ to): Russell remained faithful to his principles to the last. 2 representing an event or an image in a way that is …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Faithful — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Faithful (homonymie). Faithful (Ma femme me tue) est un film américain de Paul Mazursky sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique …

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  • 20 faithful — [ˈfeɪθf(ə)l] adj 1) continuing to support someone or something, even in difficult situations Syn: loyal a faithful friend/servant/follower[/ex] He remained faithful to his beliefs.[/ex] 2) showing or describing something in a way that is exactly… …

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