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faith

[ feyth ]
/ feɪθ /
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noun
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Idioms about faith

    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

OTHER WORDS FROM faith

mul·ti·faith, adjective

Other definitions 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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Other 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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