Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun faith

4 senses of faith

Sense 1
religion, faith, religious belief -- (a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality")
       => belief -- (any cognitive content held as true)
       => theological virtue, supernatural virtue -- (according to Christian ethics: one of the three virtues (faith, hope, and charity) created by God to round out the natural virtues)

Sense 2
faith, trust -- (complete confidence in a person or plan etc; "he cherished the faith of a good woman"; "the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust")
       => belief -- (any cognitive content held as true)

Sense 3
religion, faith, organized religion -- (an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him")
       => institution, establishment -- (an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)

Sense 4
faith -- (loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person; "keep the faith"; "they broke faith with their investors")
       => commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication -- (the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team")

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