View synonyms for faithfully


[ feyth-fuh-lee ]


  1. in a strict or thorough way:

    This plan was faithfully carried out to the last detail.

  2. remaining true to one’s promises, allegiance, affection, or beliefs; loyally:

    The old man lived as faithfully as he could, always trying to set an example for younger members of his church.

  3. in a way that is reliable and can be trusted or believed:

    The plant will die back to the ground during a hard freeze; however, it faithfully returns in spring.

    In accepting taxpayer funds, the recipient agrees to faithfully account for all monies received from the county.

  4. in a way that adheres to fact, a standard, or an original:

    The tribute band tries to faithfully reproduce the sound, style, arrangement, and instrumentation of the original artist’s recordings.

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  • o·ver·faith·ful·ly adverb
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  • qua·si-faith·ful·ly adverb
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Example Sentences

A good and faithful servant she’s been, and we’re all the better for it.

With all the energy I possess, I have tried to ensure that we remain faithful to all this institution has long stood for, with an emphasis on our duty to seek the truth and tell it.

Just as the “wild highlanders” supported Bonnie Prince Charlie, so fanatical Trumpians today swear faithful allegiance to The Donald.

To the right, the character represents national pride, faithful military service, and American power.

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We adopted him six months after Stewie, my husband’s beloved Chihuahua and a faithful companion, died at 13 years old.

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What qualifies as vast enough, as comprehensive enough, as representative enough to faithfully render a city and its people?

That web site still exists, watched over faithfully by Chaz.

Boehner announced Wednesday that he would sue the president for his failure to “faithfully execute the laws of this country.”

Most bands these days aspire to reproduce their recordings on stage as faithfully as possible.

In short, Mr. Obama feels no constraint in faithfully executing the laws as written by the Congress.

That is a very flimsy pretext, so that the fiscals may not perform their duties faithfully against the governor.

Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.

The tobacco fields are faithfully tended, and the utmost pains taken to secure large, well-formed leaves.

Surely, said Rose, the poor childs story faithfully repeated to these men will be sufficient to exonerate him.

Candidates for fameand for Mrs. Kerricks very handsome prizemay learn much if they will faithfully attend Miss Goulds classes.


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