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Synonyms for faithful
ˈfeɪθ fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faithful(noun)

    any loyal and steadfast following

    Synonyms:
    fold, congregation

    Antonyms:
    punic, perfidious, apostate, unfaithful, cheating(a), inaccurate, two-timing(a), adulterous, untrue, treacherous

  2. congregation, fold, faithful(adj)

    a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, crease, plica, folding, fold, congregating, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication

    Antonyms:
    punic, cheating(a), unfaithful, perfidious, treacherous, apostate, untrue, adulterous, two-timing(a), inaccurate

  3. faithful(adj)

    steadfast in affection or allegiance

    "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"

    Synonyms:
    close

    Antonyms:
    untrue, unfaithful, two-timing(a), perfidious, cheating(a), apostate, punic, treacherous, adulterous, inaccurate

  4. close, faithful(adj)

    marked by fidelity to an original

    "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, airless, nigh, close-fitting, close, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    punic, untrue, inaccurate, unfaithful, perfidious, adulterous, apostate, cheating(a), treacherous, two-timing(a)

  5. faithful(adj)

    not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend

    "he remained faithful to his wife"

    Synonyms:
    close

    Antonyms:
    inaccurate, unfaithful, apostate, untrue, perfidious, punic, adulterous, two-timing(a), treacherous, cheating(a)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. faithful

    A person is faithful who will keep faith, whether with or without power to aid or serve; a person or thing is trusty that possesses such qualities as to justify the fullest confidence and dependence. We may speak of a faithful but feeble friend; we say a trusty agent, a trusty steed, a trusty sword.

    Synonyms:
    devoted, firm, incorruptible, loyal, stanch, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, unwavering

    Antonyms:
    capricious, faithless, false, fickle, unfaithful, untrue, untrustworthy, wavering

    Preposition:
    Faithful in service; to duty; to comrade or commander; faithful among the faithless.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. faithful

    Synonyms:
    true, firm, attached, loyal, accurate, close, consistent, correspondent, exact, equivalent, staunch, incorruptible

    Antonyms:
    false, fickle, capricious, wavering, inaccurate, untrue, faithless, inexact

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. faithful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    trustworthy, trusty, true, constant, loyal

  2. faithful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    truthful, RELIABLE, worthy of credit, worthy of belief, to be relied on, to be depended upon

  3. faithful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    exact, strict, conscientious, accurate, close, nice

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. faithful(a)

    Synonyms:
    true, constant, stanch, unwavering, devoted, loyal, trustworthy, reliable, conscientious, exact, accurate, precise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "faithful":

    loyal, fiel, true, trusty, fidèle, fidelity, faithfully, staunch, accurate, congregation, scrupulous, loyalty, believers

How to pronounce faithful?

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How to use faithful in a sentence?

  1. Charles Peguy:

    The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.

  2. Aesop:

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

  3. Michael Wadleigh:

    I think we were pretty faithful, but another filmmaker might have chosen to film all love songs and not really gone for the politics. But that was what I wanted to do.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Faith is a strong belief that all things are possible. Oh! yes, all things are possible with God and time. Thus, you've got to believe just that. For, until you believe undoubtedly, you are faithless and never faithful. -Emeasoba George

  5. Soren Kierkegaard:

    In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.


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