Translation of faithful in Spanish:

faithful

fiel, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈfeɪθfəl//ˈfeɪθf(ə)l//ˈfeɪθfʊl/

adjective

  • 1

    (loyal)
    (friend/follower/dog) fiel
    to be faithful to sb serle fiel a algn
    • to be faithful to one's promise ser fiel a su (or mi etc.) promesa
    • Excited over the prospects of films, Heeba still promises to remain faithful to theatre.
    • All your friends may not be as reliable or faithful as you expect.
    • Their work has taken them to many exotic spots around the world, but they remain faithful to home.
    • Hawi's unwavering confidence that our aims will eventually be achieved serves as an inspiration, keeping us faithful to his path as we remain faithful to his memory.
    • Let my friends know that I have remained faithful to the ideal of my life, let my countrymen know that I am going to die so that France may live.
    • He has remained a faithful and steadfast cheerleader for Langley, though he admits that the agency's image could do with some polishing.
    • In the years since then, Moe has carved out his own niche in the music, remaining ever faithful to the ‘old’ sounds and never drifting far from the roots of his music.
    • It was converted into the bingo hall - the largest in Europe - in 1976 and the new owners remained faithful to its former glory.
    • This, the village elders said, was the way friendship was supposed to be - true and faithful, long-lasting and firm.
    • The late Mrs. Dunleavy, nee Keane, was a native of this parish and she was always loyal and faithful to it.
    • Yes, people sometimes cheat and lie, but they sometimes are also faithful and truthful.
    • From the outset he knew that he could not hope to curry favour with the government and remain faithful to his constitutional obligations.
    • It was a touching and poignant afternoon as friends gathered to show their respects to a man who had remained loyal and ever faithful to the ideals of Comhaltas.
    • I have been to the edge of life and come back with a wise, faithful and honest friend whom I trust completely at my core.
    • High in the Alps is a monument raised in honour of a faithful guide who perished while ascending a peak to rescue a stranded tourist.
    • It was the quietest of triumphs, and in this it remained faithful to the coach's idea of a truly worthy basketball performance.
    • Filmmakers, in the image of Rossellini and Fassbinder, should remain faithful to that vocation, because without it, they will disappear along with their art.
    • It took a short while before Althea gained a small but faithful group of noble followers.
    • Many people have given years of faithful service to Muintir Mhaigh Eo and have remained faithful to the ethos of the founding fathers of the Association all those years ago.
    • Four percent say pets are more faithful than friends and 2 percent agree they are more reliable than their parents.
  • 2

    (accurate)
    (copy/report/account) fiel
    • People who make documentaries have to be faithful to the facts.
    • While the themes and script remain faithful to the book, the set design and production values are highly original.
    • In point of fact, no genuinely faithful screen adaptation of Red Harvest has ever been successfully attempted, but many loose adaptations have made their mark.
    • Despite some juggling of the sequence of events, ‘Ali’ is largely faithful to facts.
    • But despite all this augmentation, the text remains surprisingly faithful to the original.
    • In journalistic usage, you shall be as accurate and balanced and fair, and as faithful to pinned-down facts, as you possibly can be.
    • I am very proud of the fact that I have been as faithful to the truth as humanly possible.
    • Judges must be free to do their jobs - to listen to the facts, to carefully divine the law and to be faithful to the Constitution.
    • Although the screenwriter may remain faithful to the original work's intentions, for the adaptation to have its own value, it must have its own point of view.
    • Yet if we fail to gauge how representative the sample is of the population, we assume that it is faithful in all salient respects.
    • If Imperial Rome had remained faithful to the style of ancient Greece with its vast, lavish buildings, then the Renaissance also favoured this classical style.
    • She remains faithful to Thackeray's vision but adds a touch of candour to his tone of condescension, a sparkle to the supercilious ways of the British rich.
    • When a film is advertised as a true story, does it have a responsibility to be faithful to the truth?
    • For his part Ken remained faithful to the evidence as he saw it, and to truth when it could be discerned.
    • Winner of many international prizes, Stanev has built a considerable reputation on his faithful re-interpreting of the staple classical repertoire.
    • In an effort to maintain Wallace's architectural and historical integrity, the layout of the floor will remain faithful to those original plans.
    • The game remains faithful to the spirit of the book, but it is perhaps a little too linear and predictable.
    • ‘Actually the film is incredibly faithful to the book despite the fact it's been reset in Chicago,’ said Hornby mildly.
    • In order to remain faithful to our charge to highlight contemporary Africa, we historically contextualized the stories that the older pieces tell.
    • Browne has tried to remain as faithful to the original interiors as possible, and is especially proud of his work on the main staircase.

plural noun

  • 1

    Religion
    los fieles
    • Pondering this commentary will stiffen the spine of the faithful for preaching, teaching, interpretation and life in the world.
    • Alex's mother Christiane however, has become a staunch party faithful member, though trying to improve everyday life in her own small way.
    • Icons depicting the Virgin Mary and the saints are widely venerated, and the faithful light candles, pray, bow, and sometimes weep before these sacred images.
    • We also ask that you ease the pain for all those religious in the Church who were innocent of any wrongdoing and who have remained faithful to their vows.
    • The responsibilities of the papacy today are daunting, and all realize that the bishop of Rome needs the prayers of the faithful.
    • Four or five other young women, some with long hair tied back or flowing, one with a close-cropped cut, later read various prayers of the faithful.
    • The prayer service itself was led mostly by the young people, with various members getting involved with prayers of the faithful and readings.
    • Attachment to losing is taken to a level of religious fanaticism by the faithful.
    • This wholeness is about community, the community of the faithful that forms the church.
    • The readings were by his son, David; prayers of the faithful by his grandchildren, Elaine, Brea and Gillian Roche.
  • 2

    (loyal followers)
    the party faithful los incondicionales