Definition for FAITH'FUL


  1. Firm in adherence to the truth and to the duties of religion. Be thou faithful to death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. ii.
  2. Firmly adhering to duty; of true fidelity; loyal; true to allegiance; as, a faithful subject.
  3. Constant in the performance of duties or services; exact in attending to commands; as, a faithful servant.
  4. Observant of compact, treaties, contracts, vows or other engagements; true to one's word. A government should be faithful to its treaties; individuals, to their word.
  5. True; exact; in conformity to the letter and spirit; as, a faithful execution of a will.
  6. True to the marriage covenant; as, a faithful wife or husband.
  7. Conformable to truth; as, a faithful narrative or representation.
  8. Constant; not fickle; as, faithful lover or friend.
  9. True; worthy of belief. 2 Tim. ii.

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