Definition of faithfull
1. faithful [ a ] steadfast in affection or allegiance
Examples: "years of faithful service" "faithful employees" "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"
Escalation is their first love and their last ; they will be faithful unto death .
(The Providence Journal...)
And Paul_Lipson , as Morris , the faithful one who never gets home to his Shirley 's dinner , was fine , too .
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Expressed differently : if the price for becoming a faithful follower of Jesus_Christ is some form of self-destruction , whether of the body or of the mind - sacrificium corporis , sacrificium intellectus - then there is no alternative but that the price remain unpaid .
They have insisted , rather , on living fully and completely within modern culture and , so far from considering this treason to God , have looked_upon it as the only way they could be faithful to him .Synonyms faithful Related Terms unfaithful true firm true_to true constant trustworthy fidelity
2. faithful [ a ] marked by fidelity to an original
Examples: "a close translation" "a faithful copy of the portrait" "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
And although Schnabel 's pianism bristles with excitement , it is meticulously faithful to Schubert 's dynamic markings and phrase indications .Synonyms close faithful Related Terms accurate
3. faithful [ n ] any loyal and steadfast followingUsed in print:
(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
When Kate hurried in alarm to tell him to put it out , she saw other dots of flames among the western Virginia hills from the few scattered fires of the faithful .Synonyms faithful Related Terms following
4. faithful [ a ] not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
Examples: "he remained faithful to his wife"
5. faithful [ a ] consistently reliable or dependable
Examples: "a faithful old car that always gets us home"
6. faithful [ a ] (used of persons) dependable in devotion or allegiance or affection
Examples: "a faithful old dog" "a faithful friend" "fast friends" "a loyal companion" "she proved a true friend" "a lover absolutely true in act and word and thought"- H.O.Taylor
7. faithful [ a ] conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
Examples: "an authentic account by an eyewitness" "reliable information"
8. faithful [ n ] a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given churchSynonyms congregation fold faithful Related Terms social_group flock denomination
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