HyperDic: loyal

English > 3 senses of the word loyal:
ADJECTIVEallloyalsteadfast in allegiance or duty
allloyal, patrioticinspired by love for your country
allloyal, firm, truehearted, fastunwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
loyal > pronunciation
Soundsloy'ahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > loyal: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsteadfast in allegiance or duty.
Examples
  • "loyal subjects"
  • "loyal friends stood by him"
Attribute ofloyalty, truenessThe quality of being loyal
Narrowerallegiantsteadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful / lawful monarch or government)
doglikeresembling a dog
hard-core, hardcoreintensely loyal
lealFaithful and true
liegeowing or owed feudal allegiance and service
true-bluemarked by unswerving loyalty
See alsopatriotic, loyalinspired by love for your country
Oppositedisloyaldeserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
Spanishleal
Catalanlleial
Adverbsloyallywith loyalty
English > loyal: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginspired by love for your country.
Synonympatriotic
Narrowerchauvinistic, flag-waving, jingoistic, nationalistic, ultranationalistic, superpatrioticfanatically patriotic
See alsoloyalsteadfast in allegiance or duty
Oppositeunpatriotic, disloyalshowing lack of love for your country
Spanishleal, patriótico
Catalanpatriòtic
English > loyal: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningunwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause.
Example "loyal supporters"
Synonymsfirm, truehearted, fast
Broaderfaithfulsteadfast in affection or allegiance
Spanishconstante, fiel, firme, leal
Catalanconstant, ferm, fidel, lleial

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