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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


2. faithful marked by fidelity to an original

SamplesA 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

SamplesHe remained faithful to his wife.

Similartrue to


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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