[ adjective ] 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"
Used in print("Editorials"...)
Escalation is their first love and their last ; they will be faithful unto death .(The Providence Journal...)
And Paul_Lipson , as Morris , the faithful one who never gets home to his Shirley 's dinner , was fine , too .(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Expressed differently : if the price for becoming a faithful follower of Jesus_Christ is some form of self-destruction , whether of the body or of the mind - sacrificium corporis , sacrificium intellectus - then there is no alternative but that the price remain unpaid .
They have insisted , rather , on living fully and completely within modern culture and , so far from considering this treason to God , have looked_upon it as the only way they could be faithful to him .
[ adjective ] marked by fidelity to an original
"a close translation" "a faithful copy of the portrait" "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
Used in print(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
And although Schnabel 's pianism bristles with excitement , it is meticulously faithful to Schubert 's dynamic markings and phrase indications .
[ noun ] any loyal and steadfast following
Used in print(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
When Kate hurried in alarm to tell him to put it out , she saw other dots of flames among the western Virginia hills from the few scattered fires of the faithful .
[ adjective ] consistently reliable or dependable
"a faithful old car that always gets us home"
[ adjective ] (used of persons) dependable in devotion or allegiance or affection
"a faithful old dog" "a faithful friend" "fast friends" "a loyal companion" "she proved a true friend" "a lover absolutely true in act and word and thought"- H.O.Taylor