English adjective: faithful
|1.||faithful steadfast in affection or allegiance|
|Samples||Years of faithful service.|
We do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor.
|Similar||fast, firm, loyal, true, truehearted|
|See also||constant, true, trustworthy, trusty|
|2.||faithful marked by fidelity to an original|
|Samples||A close translation.|
A faithful copy of the portrait.
A faithful rendering of the observed facts.
|3.||faithful not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend|
|Samples||He remained faithful to his wife.|
English noun: faithful
|1.||faithful (group) any loyal and steadfast following|
|Broader (hypernym)||followers, following|
|2.||faithful (group) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church|
|Broader (hypernym)||social group|