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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce faithful?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Vikrant Parsai:

    The powerful are never faithful and the rich are seldom.

  2. Brigitte Bardot:

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

  3. Jean Jacques Rousseau:

    He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.

  4. Lobsang Tayang:

    Nowadays it's very rare to find monks who can remain faithful to their vows.

  5. Aesop:

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Images & Illustrations of faithful

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