accept/take (something) on faith

idiom

: to accept (something) as true without proof or evidence that it is true
I'm not willing to take her statements on faith.
I'll accept it on faith that he knows the truth.

Examples of accept/take (something) on faith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But his account of how individual authors have responded to conglomeration requires us to take on faith many of his claims. Kevin Lozano, The New Yorker, 1 Nov. 2023

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“Accept/take (something) on faith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accept%2Ftake%20%28something%29%20on%20faith. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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