- the believers, especially members of a Christian church or adherents of Islam.
- the body of loyal members of any party or group.
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It is for the most part extremely faithful to the original narrative of Solomon Northup, which I had taught in my class for years before the movie came out.
He’d been sober for 25 years, he said, and faithful to his wife.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
At Friday prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, the faithful often hold up portraits of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, worshipping under the gleaming gold crescent on the Dome of the Rock that was paid for by Turkey.Erdogan Pitches Himself as Muslim World’s New Leader|Charu Kasturi|September 10, 2020|Ozy
Another is that the square was designed to aid the faithful in contemplation, by providing a reminder of the presence of God.The ancient palindrome that explains Christopher Nolan’s Tenet|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
That said, they may have one option to rally both the Republican faithful and a few swing voters.Why GOP Senators Are Sticking With Trump — Even Though It Might Hurt Them In November|Matt Grossmann (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It was a very faithful homage to a Six Million Dollar Man episode.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If history is a guide, Huckabee will need to resonate with more than just the faithful if he is to win.
But she soldiered on to the end, a loving and faithful companion in victory and defeat.
At every turn, they described their son as a faithful follower who had dedicated his life to easing the suffering of innocents.A 26-Year-Old Woman Is ISIS’s Last American Hostage|Shane Harris|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
At sight of this generous enemy, this faithful friend, how could he restrain the grateful impulse to fling himself into his arms!
To save his faithful servant Frank wheeled Nejdi, and cut down a native who was lunging at Chumru with a bayonet.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It went hard with him to slaughter the faithful creature, who knew him, and came towards him at the first sound of his voice.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Louis turned at the exclamation, and looked on the faithful servant; but no tear was in his eye, no sound on his lip.
British Dictionary definitions for faithful
- the believers in and loyal adherents of a religious faith, esp Christianity
- any group of loyal and steadfast followers