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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faithfully, dependably, reliablyadverb

    in a faithful manner

    "it always came on, faithfully, like the radio"


  1. faithfullyadverb

    In a faithful manner.

  2. faithfullyadverb

    A conventional formula for ending a letter, used when the salutation addresses the person for whom the letter is intended using an honorific.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Faithfullyadverb

    Etymology: from faithful.

    His noble grace would have some pity
    Upon my wretched women, that so long
    Have follow’d both my fortunes faithfully. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.

    If on my wounded breast thou drop a tear,
    Think for whose sake my breast that wound did bear;
    And faithfully my last desires fulfil,
    As I perform my cruel father’s will. John Dryden, Ovid.

    For his own part, he did faithfully promise to be still in the king’s power. Francis Bacon, H. VII.

    They suppose the nature of things to be truly and faithfully signified by their names, and thereupon believe as they hear, and practise as they believe. Robert South, Sermons.

    If his occasions were not virtuous,
    I should not urge it half so faithfully. William Shakespeare, Timon.


  1. Faithfully

    Faithfully is a song by American rock band Journey, and the second single from their album Frontiers. The song was written by keyboardist Jonathan Cain. It peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving the band their second consecutive top-twenty hit from Frontiers. Despite featuring no chorus, it has gone on to become one of the band's most recognizable hits and has enjoyed lasting popularity. In a Classic Rock article, "Faithfully" was called the greatest power ballad ever recorded.


  1. faithfully

    Faithfully means remaining loyal and dedicated or carrying out duties accurately and consistently according to certain rules or expectations. It also refers to being trustworthy or dependable. It can be used to describe the precise and detailed execution of a task, or the unwavering allegiance to a person, cause, or belief.


  1. Faithfully

    Faithfully is the third studio album by American singer Faith Evans, released by Bad Boy Records in the United States on November 6, 2001. Featuring production by Sean Combs, The Neptunes, Cory Rooney, Michael Angelo Saulsberry, Mario Winans, it peaked at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The single "I Love You" also peaked at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. This was the last album of Faith Evans as Faithfully was recorded for Bad Boy Records before her split in 2003.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of faithfully in a Sentence

  1. Governor Bullock:

    Governor Bullock will continue to faithfully and effectively serve the people of Montana as their Governor, while Governor Bullock plans to work hard to elect Democrats in the state and across the country in 2020, it will be in Governor Bullock capacity as a Governor and a senior voice in the Democratic Party -- not as a candidate for US Senate.

  2. Mark Paoletta:

    I think he is going to be considered one of our greatest justices. And he's an originalist who had the courage to apply the Constitution and be faithful to the Constitution into the text of statute come what may. And that's what triggers the left, is that he is a Black conservative who dares to have his own thoughts, and that's what drives the left crazy and enrages them, his legacy is a courageous justice who faithfully applied the Constitution and faithfully applied, you know, statutes and recognized his role in our constitutional system, which is the greatest respect you can give to the Constitution in our structure of government.

  3. Yoon Tae-ho:

    We will apply zero-tolerance principles in taking action against those who leave their self-isolation venue without legitimate reasons, foreign nationals will be forcibly repatriated and Korean citizens will be reported to police for due penalties and lose financial support provided for those who have faithfully implemented a 14-day quarantine.

  4. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    A man and a woman are able to take the risk of loving each other completely because they know themselves to be loved completely and faithfully by God.

  5. Kia Motors:

    The investment contract between the company and the Nuevo Leon state government was done through a legitimate procedure, and we expect the state government to respect the contract and faithfully abide by it.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    A contiguous
    B soft-witted
    C eloquent
    D contagious

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