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good faith

noun as in honest intentions

adjective as in genuine

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But, nevertheless, it is his moral duty to recount these things in “good faith” and “in dealing with the facts,” causing him to risk it all for the truth.

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Admonishing the union, Lightfoot warned of consequences if it didn’t work in good faith toward an agreement.

The system is built on the idea that elected officials will represent their constituents in good faith.

The real question, then, was whether they would reserve the ability to do so at a later date, if their members decided that Republicans weren’t operating in good faith.

In a statement, Hughes said that the company acted in good faith by settling for less than what it was owed.

Any policy, progressive or not, can be criticized in good faith.

As an initial act of good faith, Schwend agreed to turn over to the OSS all of his “hidden valuables.”

In his report, Clark concluded the employee in question had followed the rules and acted “in good faith.”

“Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology,” he wrote.

My wish is that you choose to give others the same presumption of good faith that you want to be given.

And if the bailee is a finder who has bestowed labor on the article found in good faith, the same rule applies.

On the other hand directors are not permitted to abuse their power; they must act in good faith.

But he must select a home in good faith and in reasonable accordance with his means and their accustomed mode of life.

This is a great responsibility to repose in the mortgagee, and he must perform the trust in good faith in every respect.

The Tories, with Seymour at their head, appealed both to the good faith and to the compassion of Parliament.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to good-faith, such as: genuine, legitimate, authentic, authoritative, card-carrying, and credible.

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