faithnounuk /feɪθ/ us /feɪθ/
faith noun (TRUST)
- The leader's speech was impressive and confirmed her faith in the party.
- The people have no faith in their government, and herein lies the root of the problem.
- All her life she had implicit faith in socialism.
- When the drugs failed to cure her, she put her faith in herbal medicine.
- It was apparent that the captain had little faith in the rest of the team.
- (you can) depend on/upon it idiom
- accept/take sth on faith idiom
- bank on sb/sth
- believe in sb
- have faith! idiom
- I wouldn't trust sb as far as I could throw them idiom
- keep faith with sth/sb idiom
- put/place your faith in sth/sb idiom
- rely on/upon sb/sth
- repose trust/confidence/hope in sb/sth idiom
faith noun (RELIGION)
- Protestantism and Roman Catholicism are both denominations of the Christian faith.
- In a multicultural society is it not anomalous to have a blasphemy law which only protects one religious faith?
- He views his life as a spiritual journey towards a greater understanding of his faith.
- She was sustained by the strength of her religious faith.
- She is a pious follower of the faith, never missing her prayers.