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English adjective: faithful

1. faithful steadfast in affection or allegiance


SamplesYears of faithful service.
Faithful employees.
We do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor.


Similarfast, firm, loyal, true, truehearted


See alsoconstant, true, trustworthy, trusty


Attributefaithfulness, fidelity


Antonymsunfaithful

2. faithful marked by fidelity to an original


SamplesA close translation.
A faithful copy of the portrait.
A faithful rendering of the observed facts.


Synonymsclose


Similaraccurate


Antonymsinaccurate

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


SamplesHe remained faithful to his wife.


Similartrue to


Antonymsunfaithful


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


Synonymscongregation, fold


Broader (hypernym)social group


Narrower (hyponym)flock


Member meronymdenomination









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