Faith Definition

fāth
noun
Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
Webster's New World
Unquestioning belief that does not require proof or evidence.
Webster's New World
A religion or a system of religious beliefs.
Webster's New World
Secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will viewed as a theological virtue.
American Heritage
Anything believed.
Webster's New World
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pronoun
A female given name.
Wiktionary
A city in South Dakota.
Wiktionary
interjection
Indeed; in faith.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Faith

Noun

Singular:
faith
Plural:
faiths

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Origin of Faith

  • 12th century, from Middle English feith, from Old French feid, from Latin fidēs (“faith, belief, trust”) (whence also English fidelity), from fīdō (“trust, confide in”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰidʰ-, zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ- (“to command, to persuade, to trust”) (whence also English bide).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman fed from Latin fidēs bheidh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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