loyalty

  • 1 loyalty — loy‧al‧ty [ˈlɔɪəlti] noun [uncountable] MARKETING the fact of being loyal to a particular product: loyalty to • He has noticed a falloff in loyalty to particular brands of car. ˈbrand ˌloyalty MARKETING the degree to which people regularly buy a… …

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  • 2 Loyalty — Loyalty …

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  • 3 Loyalty — Loy al*ty, n. [Cf. F. loyaut[ e]. See {Loyal}, and cf. {Legality}.] The state or quality of being loyal; fidelity to a superior, or to duty, love, etc. [1913 Webster] He had such loyalty to the king as the law required. Clarendon. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 loyalty — c.1400, from O.Fr. loialté, leauté loyalty, fidelity; legitimacy; honesty; good quality (Mod.Fr. loyauté), from loial (see LOYAL (Cf. loyal)). Earlier leaute (mid 13c.), from the older French form. Loyalty oath first attested 1852 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Loyalty — (spr. Leuältl), Inselgruppe des Westlichen Polynesiens, zwischen Neu Caledonien u. den Neuen Hebriden; sie wurde 1803 entdeckt, 1827 von D Urville untersucht; die drei größten Inseln der Gruppe sind: Britannia, Chabrol u. Holgan …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 loyalty — I noun adherence, adherency, allegiance, attachment, bond, compliance, constancy, dedication, dependability, devotedness, devotion, duty, faithfulness, fealty, fidelitas, fidelity, fides, good faith, group feeling, incorruptibility, obedience,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 loyalty — *fidelity, allegiance, fealty, devotion, piety Analogous words: trueness or truth, faithfulness, constancy, staunchness, steadfastness (see corresponding adjectives at FAITHFUL): *attachment, affection, love Antonyms: disloyalty Contrasted words …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 loyalty — [n] faithfulness, dependability adherence, allegiance, ardor, attachment, bond, conscientiousness, constancy, devotedness, devotion, duty, earnestness, faith, fealty, fidelity, homage, honesty, honor, incorruptibility, integrity, inviolability,… …

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  • 9 loyalty — ► NOUN (pl. loyalties) 1) the state of being loyal. 2) a strong feeling of support or allegiance …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 loyalty — [loi′əltē] n. pl. loyalties [ME loyaulte < OFr loialte] quality, state, or instance of being loyal; faithfulness or faithful adherence to a person, government, cause, duty, etc. SYN. ALLEGIANCE …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Loyalty — For other uses, see Loyalty (disambiguation). Loyalty is faithfulness or a devotion to a person, country, group, or cause (Philosophers disagree as to what things one can be loyal to. Some, as explained in more detail below, argue that one can be …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 loyalty — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, total, undivided, undying, unswerving, unwavering ▪ He showed unswerving loyalty to his friends. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 loyalty — n. 1) to command loyalty 2) to demonstrate, show loyalty 3) to swear loyalty 4) deep rooted, deep seated, strong, unquestioned, unshakable, unswerving loyalty 5) party loyalty 6) divided loyalties 7) loyalty to (unswerving loyalty to one s… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 loyalty */*/ — UK [ˈlɔɪəltɪ] / US noun Word forms loyalty : singular loyalty plural loyalties 1) a) [uncountable] support that you always give to someone or something because of your feelings of duty and love towards them She inspires great loyalty among her… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 loyalty — loy|al|ty [ lɔıəlti ] noun ** 1. ) uncount support that you always give to someone or something because of your feelings of duty and love toward them: She inspires great loyalty among her staff. loyalty to: I was impressed by his loyalty to his… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 loyalty — loy|al|ty [ˈlɔıəlti] n plural loyalties 1.) [U] the quality of remaining faithful to your friends, principles, country etc loyalty to/towards ▪ Elizabeth understood her husband s loyalty to his sister. 2.) [C usually plural] a feeling of support… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 loyalty — [[t]lɔ͟ɪ͟əlti[/t]] loyalties 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N to n Loyalty is the quality of staying firm in your friendship or support for someone or something. I have sworn an oath of loyalty to the monarchy... This is seen as a reward for the army s… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 loyalty — /loy euhl tee/, n., pl. loyalties. 1. the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations. 2. faithful adherence to a sovereign, government, leader, cause, etc. 3. an example or instance of faithfulness, adherence, or… …

    Universalium

  • 19 loyalty — noun 1 (U) the quality of remaining faithful to your friends, principles, country etc (+ to/towards): These people feel a lot of loyalty to the company. 2 (countable usually plural) a feeling of support for someone or something: Don t let… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 loyalty — Of ethical interest because although loyalty to a friend, family, or other group can be a virtue, it is one that conflicts with the impartiality necessary to justice or to generalized universal altruism. See also gratitude, friendship …

    Philosophy dictionary