What does faithful mean?

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ˈfeɪθ fəlfaith·ful

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. faithful

    To have faith.

    They had faith in their unity and love for each other and decided to get married sooner than planned.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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How to say faithful in sign language?

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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

Examples of faithful in a Sentence

  1. Steve Maraboli:

    I am not arrogant enough to tell you what the future holds, but I am faithful enough to remind you who holds the future."

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Without faith it is impossible to please God Almighty (Hebrews 11:6). That is to say, you can worship God without faith. But, until and unless you are faithful you cannot please him. -Emeasoba George

  3. Mark Salter:

    I'm going to try very hard not to think or talk about Donald Trump for this week and just do what I can to help make sure John McCain is buried with the honors and decorum John McCain's earned from years of faithful service to this country.

  4. Brigitte Bardot:

    It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.

  5. Catholic News Agency:

    No quotation of the aforementioned article must therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the words of the Holy Father.

Images & Illustrations of faithful

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