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faithfully


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faithful  \Faith"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Full  of  faith,  or  having  faith;  disposed  to  believe, 
  especially  in  the  declarations  and  promises  of  God. 
 
  You  are  not  faithful,  sir.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  2.  Firm  in  adherence  to  promises,  oaths,  contracts,  treaties, 
  or  other  engagements. 
 
  The  faithful  God,  which  keepeth  covenant  and  mercy 
  with  them  that  love  him  --Deut.  vii. 
  9. 
 
  3.  True  and  constant  in  affection  or  allegiance  to  a  person 
  to  whom  one  is  bound  by  a  vow,  be  ties  of  love,  gratitude, 
  or  honor,  as  to  a  husband,  a  prince,  a  friend;  firm  in  the 
  observance  of  duty;  loyal;  of  true  fidelity;  as  a 
  faithful  husband  or  servant. 
 
  So  spake  the  seraph  Abdiel,  faithful  found  Among 
  the  faithless,  faithful  only  he  --Milton. 
 
  4.  Worthy  of  confidence  and  belief;  conformable  to  truth  ot 
  fact  exact;  accurate;  as  a  faithful  narrative  or 
  representation. 
 
  It  is  a  faithful  saying.  --2  Tim.  ii 
  11. 
 
  {The  Faithful},  the  adherents  of  any  system  of  religious 
  belief;  esp.  used  as  an  epithet  of  the  followers  of 
  Mohammed. 
 
  Syn:  Trusty;  honest;  upright;  sincere;  veracious; 
  trustworthy.  --  {Faith"ful*ly},  adv  -{Faith"ful*ness}, 
  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faithfully 
  adv  :  in  a  faithful  manner;  "it  always  came  on  faithfully,  like 
  the  radio"  [syn:  {dependably},  {reliably}]  [ant:  {unfaithfully}, 
  {unfaithfully},  {unfaithfully}] 




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