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faith /feɪθ/ noun

اعتماد ، ایمان ، عقیده ، اعتقاد ، دین ، پیمان ، کیش ، قانون ـ فقه: ایمان ، روانشناسی: ایمان ، بازرگانی: اعتقاد
- confidence, assurance, conviction, credence, credit, dependence, reliance, trust
- religion, belief, church, communion, creed, denomination, dogma, persuasion
- allegiance, constancy, faithfulness, fidelity, loyalty
Contrasted words: dubiety, dubiosity, skepticism, uncertainty, disbelief, incredulity, unbelief, apprehension, misgiving
Related Words: doctrines, dogmas, tenets
English Thesaurus: religion, faith, belief, denomination, sect, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

faith S3 W2 /feɪθ/ noun
[Word Family: noun: faith, faithfulnessunfaithfulness, faithful, faithlessness; adjective: faithfulunfaithful, faithless; adverb: faithfullyunfaithfully]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: feid, from Latin fides; fidelity]

1. TRUST/CONFIDENCE IN SOMEBODY/SOMETHING [uncountable] a strong feeling of trust or confidence in someone or something
have faith (in somebody/something)
I still have faith in him.
‘Have faith, Alexandra,’ he said.
lose faith (in somebody/something)
The public has lost faith in the government.
destroy/restore sb’s faith (in somebody/something)
It’s really helped restore my faith in human nature.

a) [uncountable] belief and trust in God:
deep religious faith
faith in
my faith in God
b) [countable] one of the main religions in the world:
People from all faiths are welcome.
the Jewish/Muslim/Hindu etc faith
members of the Jewish faith

3. break faith with somebody/something to stop supporting or believing in a person, organization, or idea:
How could he tell them the truth without breaking faith with the Party?

4. keep faith with somebody/something to continue to support or believe in a person, organization, or idea

5. good faith honest and sincere intentions:
He proposed a second meeting as a sign of his good faith.
The woman who sold me the car claimed she had acted in good faith (=had not meant to deceive me).

6. bad faith intentions that are not honest or sincere

7. an act of faith something you do that shows you trust someone completely:
Allowing Ken to be in charge of the project was a total act of faith.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. trust in sb/sth
ADJ. enormous, great, tremendous | absolute, complete, implicit, total, unshakeable | blind He seems to have a blind faith in his boss.
abiding an artist whose work reflects his abiding faith in humanity
touching She showed a touching faith in my ability to resolve any and every difficulty.
public Business crime undermines public faith in the business system.
VERB + FAITH have | place, pin, put He distrusted political systems and placed his faith in the genius of individuals. She did not pin much faith on their chances of success.
show | lose people who lose faith in themselves
shake, undermine | destroy | restore trying to restore faith in the political system
regain | retain If the company can retain its customers' faith it could become the market leader.
affirm, express, proclaim
PREP. ~ in Her faith in human nature had been badly shaken.
PHRASES an act of faith, a leap of faith These reforms are totally untested and will require a leap of faith on the part of teachers.
have every faith in sb

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. strong religious belief
ADJ. religious | genuine, strong, true | simple | unquestioning | active a large decline in the number of people who have an active faith of any sort
VERB + FAITH have | come to, find He found faith gradually, rather than in a sudden conversion.
lose | shake, undermine | regain | proclaim
FAITH + NOUN healer, healing
PREP. through ~ They believe that people can come to salvation through faith.
~ in After her son's death she lost her faith in God.
PHRASES an article of faith (often figurative) Manchester United's greatness was an article of faith for him (= a belief that could not be questioned).

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. religion
ADJ. living Christianity is a living faith which has shaped the history of Britain.
world The study of other world faiths is an important part of religious education.
Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, etc.
VERB + FAITH profess | practise Christians were allowed to practise their faith unmolested by the authorities.
keep alive, uphold Their aim was to keep alive the traditional Jewish faith.
hand on, pass on, preach, spread, teach the role of parents in passing on the faith to their children feeling the call to preach the faith to others
PHRASES people of different faiths

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. intention to do right
ADJ. bad, good The judge did not find any bad faith (= intention to do wrong) on the part of the defendants.
VERB + FAITH keep As club manager he was not prepared to keep faith with (= keep a promise to) the players who had failed him.
break (= break a promise to sb)
PREP. in … ~ We printed the report in good faith, but have now learnt that it was incorrect.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


have faith
The public no longer has faith in the government’s policies.
have every faith in somebody/something (=trust them completely)
We have every faith in your ability to solve the problem.
put/place your faith in somebody/something
The Conservative party put its faith in the free market.
show faith in somebody/something
The club have shown faith in the young goalkeeper by offering him a permanent contract.
lose faith
Local people have lost faith in the police.
destroy sb’s faith in somebody/something
Terry’s lies had destroyed Liz’s faith in men.
restore sb’s faith in somebody/something (=make sb’s faith return)
His kindness had restored her faith in human nature.
great faith
He had great faith in his team.
enormous faith
Ford placed enormous faith in the new model.
complete faith
The owners have complete faith in Sam as manager.
blind faith (=trusting someone without thinking)
He believes that our blind faith in technology is misplaced.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: good faith , on faith

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

Fantastic Adventures In Trusting Him 
Finding Answers In The Heart 
Foolish And Ignorant Theological Hogwash 
For Answers I Trust Him 
For Anything I Trust Him 
Forsaking All I Trust Her (Pagan meaning) 
Forsaking All I Trust Him

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary

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