keep the faith

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of keep the faith

:to continue to believe in, trust, or support someone or something when it is difficult to do so
  • The team has been playing poorly, but its devoted fans have kept the faith.

Word by Word Definitions

keep play
  1. : to retain in one's possession or power

  2. : to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

  3. : to have in control

  1. : the means or provisions by which one is kept

  2. : one that keeps or protects: such as

  3. : fortress, castle

faith play
  1. : allegiance to duty or a person : loyalty

  2. : fidelity to one's promises

  3. : sincerity of intentions

  1. : believe, trust


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