fidelity, allegiance, fealty, loyalty, devotion, piety mean faithfulness to something to which one is bound by pledge or duty. fidelity implies strict and continuing faithfulness to an obligation, trust, or duty.
marital fidelityallegiance suggests an adherence like that of citizens to their country.
pledging allegiancefealty implies a fidelity acknowledged by the individual and as compelling as a sworn vow.
fealty to the truthloyalty implies a faithfulness that is steadfast in the face of any temptation to renounce, desert, or betray.
valued the loyalty of his friends devotion stresses zeal and service amounting to self-dedication.
a painter's devotion to her art piety stresses fidelity to obligations regarded as natural and fundamental.
Examples of loyalty in a Sentence
the loyalty of the team's fans
there was no denying that dog's loyalty to his master
Recent Examples on the WebAnd, if your company has a loyalty program, keep an eye on the reward redemption rate.
Expert Panel®, Forbes, 27 June 2022 Target Circle, the loyalty program for Target shoppers, is always featuring discounts, coupons, and sale events for members.
Brittany Vincent, SELF, 23 June 2022 Amazon recently raised the annual subscription cost of that loyalty program to $139, though people who join on a trial membership in that period are also eligible for the deals.
Chris Morris, Fortune, 16 June 2022 Tom Lennon and his wife, both MVP Gold level in Alaska’s loyalty program, were stranded in New Orleans when Alaska canceled their flight last weekend.
Dominic Gates | The Seattle Times, oregonlive, 21 May 2022 Travel retailer Hudson, has launched a new loyalty program across its roughly 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs and tourist destinations in North America with immediate discounts available to members.
Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 13 June 2022 Join Arby's loyalty program and get 50% off on any sandwich.
Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY, 27 May 2022 Tom Lennon and his wife, both MVP Gold level in Alaska’s loyalty program, were stranded in New Orleans when Alaska canceled their flight last weekend.
Dominic Gates | The Seattle Times, oregonlive, 21 May 2022 Hilton recently changed its breakfast offerings, allowing loyalty program members plus one additional guest registered to the same room to receive a $10 to $25 credit per night, depending on the brand and location.
Christopher Elliott, Washington Post, 18 May 2022 See More
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: the quality or state of being true and constant in support of someone or something
Choose the Right Synonym for loyalty
loyalty and allegiance mean faithfulness owed by duty or by a pledge or promise. loyalty is used of a very personal or powerful kind of faithfulness.
I felt great loyalty to my teammates. allegiance is used of a duty to something other than a person, especially to a government or idea.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.