faith


faith

noun

Definition of FAITH

1
belief and trust in and loyalty to God <a people who are known for their strong and steadfast faith>
2
a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities <the city of Jerusalem is sacred to three faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism>
3
adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty <after they had to declare bankruptcy, the family found out how much faith their friends had>
4
firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something <never having had much faith in banks, the old miser kept his money under the mattress>
Antonyms distrust, mistrust
5
mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon <she has complete faith that the universe is controlled by a benevolent Supreme Being with a master plan>
Synonyms credence, credit, faith

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