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noun acceptance, allegiance, assurance, assured expectation, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, credence, deep-rooted belief, fidelity, fides, firm belief, freedom from doubt, hope, implicit belief, implicit confidence, loyalty, opinio, optimism, persuasio, reliance, sanguine expectation, sanguineness, staunch belief, staunch loyalty, steadfast belief, steadfastness, sureness, surety, troth, trust, unquestioning acceptance, unnhakable trust
Foreign phrases: Fides servanda est.Faith must be obberved. Judiciis posterioribus fides est adhibenda. Credit should be given to the more recent decisions. Ligeantia est quasi legis essentia; est vinculum fidei. Allegiance is the essence of law; it is the bond of faith.
See also: allegiance, confidence, conviction, credence, credibility, fealty, fidelity, outlook, persuasion, probity, prospect, reliance, safety, security, trust, weight
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As players we were happy that the manager kept faith in us at Reading, but we didn't justify it in the end.
The most well-known moral issue in which the leadership has not kept faith is their refusal to listen to the married laity on sexual love.
Despite a rough two years we kept faith in the strategic asset allocation decisions made by CalPERS Board and remained confident in the long-term return of the equity markets and the economy.
TIPPERARY boss Declan Ryan has once again kept faith with his starting line-up for Sunday's two-in-a-row tilt against Kilkenny.
32, but those who kept faith only had the obstacles to worry about as his class carried him through to score a comfortable victory.
Moore has kept faith with Harrison in recent matches but the Wirral-born 26-year-old recognises he can ill afford to let his performances drop.
IRELAND coach Eddie O'Sullivan has kept faith with his World Cup flops for the RBS 6 Nations opener against Italy.
Italy have kept faith with just seven members of the side who struggled past the Romanians for tonight's game against Portugal at the Parc des Princes.
And Moore, who had a disastrous spell with Crystal Palace, admitted that it wasn't the first time the Dutchman had kept faith with him.
Through it all, Gail Helms said she kept faith that her son would be punished for his crimes.
Instead Gross kept faith with Ginola at Everton and was repaid with a superb performance, a stunning goal and a salute that roared: "Drop me if you dare
In the unique contract, Blair will tell Scottish supporters: "You have kept faith with Labour - New Labour will keep faith with you.