- The definition of faithful is someone who is loyal and reliable or someone with a strong religious belief.
- An example of faithful is a loyal dog who always comes to sit by your side.
- An example of faithful is a spouse who never cheats on you with another person.
- An example of faithful is a person who adheres strictly to the tenants of the Islamic religion.
A faithful friend.
faithful definition by Webster's New World
- keeping faith; maintaining allegiance; constant; loyal: faithful friends
- marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious: faithful attendance
- accurate; reliable; exact: a faithful copy
- Obsolete full of faith, esp. religious faith
Origin: Middle English
faithful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
- Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
- Having or full of faith.
- Worthy of trust or belief; reliable.
- Consistent with truth or actuality: a faithful reproduction of the portrait.
- The practicing members of a religious faith, especially of Christianity or Islam: a pilgrimage to Mecca made by the faithful.
- The steadfast adherents of a faith or cause: a meeting of the party faithful.
- faithˈful·ly adverb
- faithˈful·ness noun
faithful - Phrases/Idioms
- the true believers (in any specified religion)
- the loyal adherents or supporters