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faith

faith

 
pronunciation:
feIth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: belief, confidence, or trust.
People had faith in their leaders during that war.My grandmother doesn't have much faith in doctors.I have faith that these kids will succeed.
synonyms:
belief, confidence, trust
antonyms:
doubt, mistrust
similar words:
dependence, reliance
definition 2: belief in something that has not been proved or is not capable of being proved.
They have faith that there is life after death.
synonyms:
belief
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
conviction, credence
definition 3: belief in, observance of, or fulfillment of one's religious convictions and obligations.
Her faith guided all her decisions.
similar words:
belief, devotion, religion, worship
definition 4: loyalty to a person or idea.
She began to question her husband's faith when he started coming home late every evening.The queen pledged her faith to her subjects.
synonyms:
loyalty
similar words:
faithfulness, fidelity
definition 5: any specific religion and its doctrines and observances.
He is a convert to the Christian faith.The Buddhist faith has its roots in India.
synonyms:
religion
similar words:
creed, denomination, doctrine, persuasion
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