good faith

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to good faith: Good faith deposit, Good faith estimate
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for good faith

having honest intentions


Related Words

References in classic literature ?
One prince[*] of the present time, whom it is not well to name, never preaches anything else but peace and good faith, and to both he is most hostile, and either, if he had kept it, would have deprived him of reputation and kingdom many a time.
He had been spared the humiliation of laying his ship to with a fair wind; and at once that man, of an open and truthful nature, spoke up in perfect good faith, rubbing together his brown, hairy hands - the hands of a master-craftsman upon the sea:
Several times he repeated the words: "I have served to the best of my powers with truth and good faith, I value your goodness and thank you," and suddenly he stopped short from the tears that choked him, and went out of the room.
A: Similar to a buyer, the status of a mortgagee in good faith is never presumed but must be proven by the person invoking it.
VA has Gone around Workers & Employed Delay Tactics; Brown Says Failing to Negotiate in Good Faith Threatens Quality of VA Services Provided to Veterans
'We have taken this historic initiative in good faith and will carry it forward in good faith,' the foreign minister added.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif has approached the Supreme Court with a request to dispose of a case against him regarding issuance of media advertisements about Kasur district, claiming that whatever he did as chief minister of Punjab was in good faith.
(35) This categorical approach is similar to the common law's treatment of good faith duties in contractual performance.
Zastrow contended ATC had failed to negotiate with her in good faith regarding the terms of a vegetation management plan within the proposed easement.
China's protest against the United States came after more than a week after MalacaAaAaAeA~ang said the Philippine government continues to tru China's good faith in its commitment to not reclaim any islands or build infrastructures in the disputed portions of the South China Sea.
At Malacanang, however, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said there's no need for such protest as China's promise of 'good faith' concerns only land reclamation and not the setting up of structures - including military facilities - on artificial islands Chinese forces already occupy.
Haider Ashraf, through CCPO Lahore, Captain ( retired) Amin Wains, in which he has pressed upon police actions taken in good faith that are usually overlooked.
Kolb has stripped many detailed arguments and explanations from his PhD dissertation in international studies at Geneva University, both to make it accessible to less specialized readers and to highlight the broad stokes in his account of good faith in international law.
However the ERA also requires "good faith" behaviour by unions, employers and employees.