AskDefine | Define loyal

Dictionary Definition

loyal adj
1 steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him" [ant: disloyal]
2 inspired by love for your country [syn: patriotic] [ant: unpatriotic]
3 unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends" [syn: firm, truehearted, fast(a)]

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Adjective

loyal (more loyal, most loyal)
  1. firm in allegiance to a person or institution
  2. faithful to a person or cause

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From loyal

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  1. loyal

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ALICIA LOVE WILLIAM :PBold text Loyal may refer to:James E. Rios
loyal in Dutch: Loyal
loyal in Polish: Loyal
loyal in Volapük: Loyal

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abandoned, acquiescent, active, afire, ardent, assiduous, burning, committed, compliant, complying, conforming, conscientious, consistent, constant, continuing, dedicated, dependable, devoted, devout, diligent, dogged, duteous, dutiful, earnest, enduring, faithful, fervent, fervid, fiery, firm, fixed, flaming, flinty, hearty, heated, hot, hot-blooded, immovable, immutable, impassioned, in earnest, inalterable, indefatigable, indomitable, industrious, inflexible, insistent, intense, intent, intent on, invincible, lasting, law-abiding, liege, marble-constant, meticulous, mindful, never-tiring, obedient, observant, obstinate, on fire, passionate, patient, patient as Job, patriotic, perfervid, permanent, perseverant, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious, plodding, plugging, practicing, preoccupied, punctilious, punctual, rapt, red-hot, regardful, relentless, reliable, resolute, scrupulous, sedulous, serious, set, settled, sincere, single-minded, sleepless, slogging, sot, spirited, stable, staunch, steadfast, steady, steely, stubborn, submissive, tenacious, tireless, true, true-blue, trusted, trustworthy, trusty, unabating, unbending, unconquerable, undaunted, undeflectable, undiscouraged, undrooping, unfailing, unfaltering, unflagging, unflappable, unflinching, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unnodding, unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting, unshaken, unsleeping, unswerving, untiring, unwavering, unwearied, unwearying, unwinking, unyielding, utterly attentive, vehement, warm, weariless, white-hot, willing, zealous
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