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Engelsk substantiv: faith

1. faith (om erkjendelse) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lost his faith but not his morality.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)religion, religious belief


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbelief, supernatural virtue, theological virtue


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanalogy, apophatism, Asian shamanism, Bahaism, Brahmanism, Brahminism, Buddhism, cataphatism, Christian religion, Christianity, cult, cult, cultus, doctrine of analogy, ecclesiasticism, heathenism, Hindooism, Hinduism, Hsuan Chiao, Jainism, Manichaeanism, Manichaeism, Mazdaism, Mithraicism, Mithraism, mysticism, nature worship, pagan religion, paganism, religious cult, religious mysticism, revealed religion, shamanism, shamanism, Shinto, Shintoism, Sikhism, Taoism, theism, Wicca, Zoroastrianism


Forekomster i samme kategoriaffirmation, Anglican, Beelzebub, believe, brother, Calvinist, Calvinistic, Calvinistical, catechismal, celibacy, censer, chastity, Christian, clean, cloister, conforming, conformist, conformist, Congregational, Congregationalist, consecration, demythologisation, demythologization, Devil, die, discalceate, discalced, Eastern Orthodox, Episcopal, Episcopalian, formalised, formalistic, formalized, free-thinking, Greek Orthodox, habit, Hades, Hell, impure, infernal region, Jewish-Orthodox, latitudinarian, latitudinarian, Lucifer, Lutheran, meditation, Methodist, misbelieve, Mormon, netherworld, noviciate, novitiate, numen, Old Nick, Orthodox, Orthodox, orthodoxy, persecution, Prince of Darkness, Protestant, reincarnate, revivalistic, Russian Orthodox, Satan, Scheol, sexual abstention, the Tempter, thurible, toleration, traditionalism, transmigrate, unclean, underworld, undogmatic, undogmatical, Unitarian, unshod, vigil, watch, Wesleyan, worship

2. faith (om erkjendelse) complete confidence in a person or plan etc


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe cherished the faith of a good woman.
The doctor-patient relationship is based on trust.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)trust


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbelief

3. faith (om gruppe) an institution to express belief in a divine power


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was raised in the Baptist religion.
A member of his own faith contradicted him.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)organized religion, religion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkestablishment, institution


Mere spesifikke uttrykkBuddhism, Christian church, church, Church of Scientology, cult, cult, established church, Hebraism, Hindooism, Hinduism, Jewish religion, Judaism, Khalsa, religious order, religious sect, Scientology, sect, Shinto, Taoism


Forekomster i samme kategoricanonise, canonize, confirm, covenant, deliver, exorcise, exorcize, redeem, saint, save

4. faith (om handling) loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep the faith.
They broke faith with their investors.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkallegiance, commitment, dedication, loyalty









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