Definition of faith
- lost faith in the company's president
- acted in good faith
- clinging to the faith that her missing son would one day return
- the Protestant faith
- took everything he said on faith
His supporters have accepted his claims with blind faith.
Our faith in the government has been badly shaken by the recent scandals.
Lending him the money to start his own business was an act of faith.
It requires a giant leap of faith for us to believe that she is telling the truth.
Nothing is more important to her than her faith in God.
She says that her faith has given her the courage to deal with this tragedy.
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: strong belief or trust in someone or something
: belief in the existence of God : strong religious feelings or beliefs
: a system of religious beliefs
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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