What does faithful mean?

Definitions for faithfulˈfeɪθ fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word faithful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. faithful(noun)

    any loyal and steadfast following

  2. congregation, fold, faithful(adj)

    a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

  3. faithful(adj)

    steadfast in affection or allegiance

    "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"

  4. close, faithful(adj)

    marked by fidelity to an original

    "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"

  5. faithful(adj)

    not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend

    "he remained faithful to his wife"

Wiktionary

  1. faithful(Noun)

    The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.

    The faithful pray five times a day.

  2. faithful(Adjective)

    loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause

    My dog is a very faithful dog.

  3. faithful(Adjective)

    having faith

    Some people are faithful to their god.

  4. faithful(Adjective)

    reliable; worthy of trust

    My servant is very faithful.

  5. faithful(Adjective)

    consistent with reality

    I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.

  6. faithful(Adjective)

    engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner

    They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faithful(adj)

    full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God

  2. Faithful(adj)

    firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements

  3. Faithful(adj)

    true and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, be ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant

  4. Faithful(adj)

    worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'faithful' in Adjectives Frequency: #1027

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.

  2. Socrates:

    Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

  3. Boyd Brown:

    Folks are remembering why they pushed back in 2008, and a candidate with the right message and retail politics could pick the lock Clinton thinks she has on the party faithful.

  4. Judy Littlefield:

    We've waited two years for God to get justice for us on behalf of our son and, as always, God has proved to be faithful, we're so thrilled that we have the verdict that we have tonight.

  5. Felix Kiprono:

    I got interested in her in 2008, as a matter of fact, I haven't dated anyone since and promise to be faithful to her. I have shared this with my family and they are willing to help me raise the bride price.

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