Meaning of FAITHFUL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ feɪθfʊl ]


Someone who is faithful to a person, organization, idea, or activity remains firm in their belief in them or support for them.

She had been faithful to her promise to guard this secret...

Older Americans are among this country’s most faithful voters.

ADJ : oft ADJ to n

The faithful are people who are faithful to someone or something.

He spends his time making speeches at factories or gatherings of the Party faithful.

N-PLURAL : the N

• faith‧ful‧ly

He has since 1965 faithfully followed and supported every twist and turn of government policy.

ADV : ADV with v


Someone who is faithful to their husband, wife, or lover does not have a sexual relationship with anyone else.

She insisted that she had remained faithful to her husband...

≠ unfaithful

ADJ : oft ADJ to n


A faithful account, translation, or copy of something represents or reproduces the original accurately.

Colin Welland’s screenplay is faithful to the novel.

ADJ : oft ADJ to n

• faith‧ful‧ly

When I adapt something I translate from one meaning to another as faithfully as I can.

ADV : ADV with v

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