Faithful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfeɪθfl|  American pronunciation of the word faithful
Brit.  |ˈfeɪθfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word faithful

noun

- any loyal and steadfast following
- a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church (syn: congregation, fold)

adjective

- marked by fidelity to an original(syn: close)

Examples

She has provided the company with many years of faithful service.

He insists that he has always been faithful to his wife.

I have been a faithful reader of your magazine for many years.

His translation manages to be faithful to the spirit of the original.

He remained faithful to his principles to the last.

Do you think Bob's always been faithful to you?

A handful of old faithfuls came to the meeting.

a faithful copy of the portrait

a faithful rendering of the observed facts

a moving story of a faithful dog

He adjured his followers to remain faithful to the cause.

...a day on which the faithful are expected to purge themselves of their sins through prayer and fasting...

His faithful dog shall bear him company.

They would be faithful to him to the last drop.

Three of the Earl's faithful servants were executed at Perth.

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