Translated from Latin bonā fide (“in good faith”), the ablative of bona fides (“good faith”), between 1890 and 1895.
good faith (uncountable)
- Good, honest intentions, even if producing unfortunate results.
- He made a mistake, but acted in good faith.
- Although this behavior may look suspicious, we should assume good faith.
good faith (comparative more good faith, superlative most good faith)
- Having or done with good, honest intentions; well-intentioned.
- A good faith buyer.
- A good faith attempt.
- Presuming that all parties to a discussion are honest and intend to act in a fair and appropriate manner.
- Good faith bargaining.
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- ^ Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law
- ^ “faith good faith” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.