good faith

[good faith] {n.} 1. Belief in another person's honesty; trust.

Uncle Dick let me have the keys to his candy store to show his goodfaith.

- Often used in the phrase "in good faith".

The teacheraccepted Bob's excuse for being late in good faith.

2. Honesty ofpurpose; trustworthiness.

John agreed to buy Ted's bicycle for $20,and he paid him $5 right away to show his good faith.