(noun, adjective)


1. steadfast in affection or allegiance

- years of faithful service

- faithful employees

- we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor

Similar word(s): constant, fast, firm, loyal, truehearted, true, true, trustworthy, trusty

2. marked by fidelity to an original

- a faithful copy of the portrait

- a faithful rendering of the observed facts

Similar word(s): accurate, close

3. not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend

- he remained faithful to his wife

Sentences with faithful as an adjective:

- My dog is a very faithful dog.

- Some people are faithful to their god.

- My servant is very faithful.

- I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.

- They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.


1. any loyal and steadfast following

Definition categories: group, followers, following

2. a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

Similar word(s): congregation, fold

Definition categories: group

Sentences with faithful as a noun:

- The faithful pray five times a day.