faith

[ feyth ]
/ feɪθ /

noun

Idioms

    in faith, in truth; indeed: In faith, he is a fine lad.

Origin of faith

1200–50; Middle English feith < Anglo-French fed, Old French feid, feit < Latin fidem, accusative of fidēs trust, akin to fīdere to trust. See confide

Related forms

mul·ti·faith, adjective

Definition for faith (2 of 2)

Faith

[ feyth ]
/ feɪθ /

noun

a female given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for faith

faith

/ (feɪθ) /

noun


interjection

archaic indeed; really (also in the phrases by my faith, in faith)

Word Origin for faith

C12: from Anglo-French feid, from Latin fidēs trust, confidence
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Idioms and Phrases with faith

faith

see act of faith; in bad (good) faith; leap of faith; on faith; pin one's hopes (faith) on.


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