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 (fĭ-do͞o′shəl, -dyo͞o′-, fī-)
1. Based on or relating to faith or trust.
2. Relating to or characteristic of a legal trust; fiduciary.
3. Regarded or employed as a standard of reference, as in surveying.

[Late Latin fīdūciālis, from Latin fīdūcia, trust, from fīdere, to trust; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.]

fi·du′cial·ly adv.


1. (General Physics) physics used as a standard of reference or measurement: a fiducial point.
2. of or based on trust or faith
3. (Law) law a less common word for fiduciary
[C17: from Late Latin fīdūciālis , from Latin fīdūcia confidence, reliance, from fīdere to trust]
fiˈducially adv


(fɪˈdu ʃəl, -ˈdyu-)

1. accepted as a fixed basis of reference or comparison: a fiducial point.
2. based on or having trust: fiducial dependence upon God.
[1565–75; < Late Latin fīdūciālis= Latin fīdūci(a) trust (akin to fīdere to trust) + -ālis -al1]
fi•du′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fiducial - relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another); "a fiduciary contract"; "in a fiduciary capacity"; "fiducial power"
2.fiducial - used as a fixed standard of reference for comparison or measurement; "a fiducial point"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
3.fiducial - based on trust
trustworthy, trusty - worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"
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