breach of faith

  • 1 Breach of faith — Faith Faith (f[=a]th), n. [OE. feith, fayth, fay, OF. feid, feit, fei, F. foi, fr. L. fides; akin to fidere to trust, Gr. pei qein to persuade. The ending th is perhaps due to the influence of such words as truth, health, wealth. See {Bid},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 breach of faith — index bad faith, bribery, corruption, dishonor (nonpayment), disloyalty, infidelity, infraction, treas …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 breach of faith — a betrayal of confidence or trust * * * a violation of good faith, confidence, or trust; betrayal: To abandon your friends now would be a breach of faith. [1630 40] * * * breach of faith, a breaking of a promise …

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  • 4 breach of faith — a violation of good faith, confidence, or trust; betrayal: To abandon your friends now would be a breach of faith. [1630 40] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 breach of faith — breaking of someone s trust and confidence …

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  • 6 Faith — (f[=a]th), n. [OE. feith, fayth, fay, OF. feid, feit, fei, F. foi, fr. L. fides; akin to fidere to trust, Gr. pei qein to persuade. The ending th is perhaps due to the influence of such words as truth, health, wealth. See {Bid}, {Bide}, and cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Faith cure — Faith Faith (f[=a]th), n. [OE. feith, fayth, fay, OF. feid, feit, fei, F. foi, fr. L. fides; akin to fidere to trust, Gr. pei qein to persuade. The ending th is perhaps due to the influence of such words as truth, health, wealth. See {Bid},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 breach — / brēch/ n 1 a: a violation in the performance of or a failure to perform an obligation created by a promise, duty, or law without excuse or justification breach of duty: a breach of a duty esp. by a fiduciary (as an agent or corporate officer)… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 breach — n 1 Breach, infraction, violation, transgression, trespass, infringement, contravention are comparable when denoting the act or the offense of one who fails to keep the law or to do what the law, one s duty, or an obligation requires. Breach… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 breach of promise — Synonyms and related words: Punic faith, bad faith, barratry, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of privilege, breach of trust, breaking, contravention, dereliction, disaffection, disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 breach — Synonyms and related words: abysm, abyss, alienation, arroyo, atrocity, bad faith, bore, box canyon, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of friendship, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, break, break in, break into,… …

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  • 12 breach —  , breech  Frequently confused. Breach describes an infraction or a gap. It should always suggest break, a word to which it is related. Breech applies to the rear or lower portion of things. The main expressions are breach of faith (or promise),… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 13 breach, breech —    Frequently confused. Breach describes an infraction or a gap. It should always suggest break, a word to which it is related. Breech applies to the rear or lower portion of things. The main expressions are breach of faith (or promise), breech… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 14 Breach — (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking, in a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Breach of falth — Breach Breach (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Breach of peace — Breach Breach (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Breach of privilege — Breach Breach (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Breach of promise — Breach Breach (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Breach of trust — Breach Breach (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See {Break}, and cf. {Brake} (the instrument), {Brack} a break] . 1. The act of breaking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Faith (dog) — Faith, a bipedal female dog, was born in December 2002 with only three legs; two fully developed hind legs and a deformed front leg, which was amputated when she was 7 months old after it began to atrophy.Cite… …

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