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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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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.
Colin Hendry had been signed for pounds 4million but Dick had kept faith with me - and I turned my back on him.
They kept faith with what they were doing and have come through.
We live in a fickle world but the RFU kept faith with him and backed him financially.
In the unique contract, Blair will tell Scottish supporters: "You have kept faith with Labour - New Labour will keep faith with you.
00pm EOGHAN O'CONNELL endured a nightmare start to his season at Celtic - but he's thrilled boss Ronny Deila kept faith with him.
Moyes kept faith with Rooney and he scored the winner in dramatic fashion.
SOUTH Glamorgan championship selectors have kept faith with most of the team that crunched Mid Wales CBA for this weekend's clash with Mid Glamorgan CBA.
Cuthbert has kept faith with the line-up that defeated Sligo in the fourth round of the qualifiers last Saturday.
TIPPERARY boss Declan Ryan has once again kept faith with his starting line-up for Sunday's two-in-a-row tilt against Kilkenny.
WALES coach Steve Hansen has kept faith with his back division, but the players are under no illusion the time has come to deliver - starting with Saturday's Lloyds TSB Six Nations clash against Italy at the Millennium Stadium.
SOAP fans have kept faith with Coronation Street after its move to Thursday night.