Faith

  • 1 Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …

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  • 2 Faith — is a belief in the trustworthiness of an idea. Formal usage of the word faith is usually reserved for concepts of religion, as in theology, where it almost universally refers to a trusting belief in a transcendent reality, or else in a Supreme… …

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  • 3 faith — [feɪθ] noun [uncountable] 1. confidence that someone or something can be trusted or will work properly: faith in • We have faith in our staff. • Don t put too much faith in competition …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Faith —    Faith is in general the persuasion of the mind that a certain statement is true (Phil. 1:27; 2 Thess. 2:13). Its primary idea is trust. A thing is true, and therefore worthy of trust. It admits of many degrees up to full assurance of faith, in …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 5 faith — W2 [feıθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(trust/confidence in somebody/something)¦ 2¦(religion)¦ 3 break faith with somebody/something 4 keep faith with somebody/something 5 good faith 6 bad faith 7 an act of faith ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin:… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Faith — (f[=a]th), n. [OE. feith, fayth, fay, OF. feid, feit, fei, F. foi, fr. L. fides; akin to fidere to trust, Gr. pei qein to persuade. The ending th is perhaps due to the influence of such words as truth, health, wealth. See {Bid}, {Bide}, and cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Faith — bezeichnet: Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Faith (Arkansas) Faith (Minnesota) Faith (Missouri) Faith (North Carolina) Faith (South Dakota) Personen mit dem Familien oder Künstlernamen Faith Adam Faith (1940–2003), englischer Popsänger,… …

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  • 8 faith — [ feıθ ] noun *** 1. ) uncount strong belief in or trust of someone or something: have faith in: I m delighted to know you have such faith in me. lose faith in: The public have lost faith in what the government is doing. put your faith in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 Faith — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Faith (en castellano: fe) puede referirse a: Música Faith (1981), álbum de la banda británica The Cure; Faith (1987), álbum de George Michael; Faith (1987), canción de George Michael; Faith (2003), canción de Celine… …

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  • 10 faith — [fāth] n. [ME feith < OFr feid, fei < L fides, confidence, belief (in LL(Ec), the Christian religion) < fidere, to trust < IE base * bheidh , to urge, be convinced > BIDE, Gr peithein, to persuade, L foedus, a compact] 1.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 faith — n 1 a: allegiance or loyalty to a duty or a person b: sincerity or honesty of intentions see also bad faith, good faith 2: fidelity to one s promises and obligations …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 Faith — Faith, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 695 Housing Units (2000): 308 Land area (2000): 0.978662 sq. miles (2.534722 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.978662 sq. miles (2.534722… …

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  • 13 Faith — Faith: Faith альбом The Cure. Faith альбом Джорджа Майкла. Faith сингл Джорджа Майкла. Faith знаменитая собака …

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  • 14 Faith — Faith, interj. By my faith; in truth; verily. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Faith, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 695 Housing Units (2000): 308 Land area (2000): 0.978662 sq. miles (2.534722 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.978662 sq. miles (2.534722 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 16 Faith, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 489 Housing Units (2000): 274 Land area (2000): 1.198515 sq. miles (3.104139 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.198515 sq. miles (3.104139 sq. km) FIPS …

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  • 17 faith — (n.) mid 13c., duty of fulfilling one s trust, from O.Fr. feid, foi faith, belief, trust, confidence, pledge, from L. fides trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, belief, from root of fidere to trust, from PIE root *bheidh (Cf. Gk. pistis; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 18 Faith — es una cazadora en Buffy la cazavampiros. En la primera temporada, Buffy murió durante unos minutos cuando el Maestro la mordió, y apareció Kendra. Cuando ésta falleció, le dieron a Faith sus poderes. Llegó a Sunnydale en la tercera temporada y… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 faith — [n1] trust in something acceptance, allegiance, assent, assurance, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, constancy, conviction, credence, credit, credulity, dependence, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, hope, loyalty, reliance, stock, store,… …

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  • 20 Faith — [fāth] n. [see FAITH] a feminine name …

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