from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Based on or relating to faith or trust.
- adj. Relating to or characteristic of a legal trust; fiduciary.
- adj. Regarded or employed as a standard of reference, as in surveying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Accepted as a fixed basis of reference.
- adj. Based on having trust.
- n. In manufacturing, a small mark on a circuit board used to align components, a fiducial point.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having faith or trust; confident; undoubting; firm.
- adj. Having the nature of a trust; fiduciary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Trusting; confident; undoubting; firm.
- Same as fiduciary, 2.
- In physics, having a fixed position or character, and hence used as a basis of reference or comparison.
- Relating to or characterized by the belief in supernatural powers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
- adj. based on trust
- adj. used as a fixed standard of reference for comparison or measurement
Late Latin fīdūciālis, from Latin fīdūcia, trust, from fīdere, to trust; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin fiducialis, from fiducia ("trust"), from fido ("to trust") (Wiktionary)