Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Faith; a trust; a confidence.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. Faith; honesty; confidence ; trust; veracity; honor. Occurring in the phrases "bona fides," (good faith,) "mala fides," (bad faith,) and "uberrima fides," (the utmost or most abundant good faith.)