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FIDELITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fidelity mean? 

FIDELITY (noun)
  The noun FIDELITY has 2 senses:

1. accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
2. the quality of being faithful

  Familiarity information: FIDELITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FIDELITY (noun)


Sense 1fidelity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("fidelity" is a kind of...):

accuracy; truth (the quality of being near to the true value)


Sense 2fidelity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being faithful

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

faithfulness; fidelity

Hypernyms ("fidelity" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Attribute:

faithful (steadfast in affection or allegiance)

unfaithful (not true to duty or obligation or promises)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fidelity"):

constancy (faithfulness and dependability in personal attachments (especially sexual fidelity))

dedication (complete and wholehearted fidelity)

loyalty; trueness (the quality of being loyal)

Antonym:

infidelity (the quality of being unfaithful)


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