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Verb: trust  trúst
  1. Have confidence or faith in
    "We can trust in God";
    - swear, rely, bank
  2. Allow without fear
  3. Be confident about something
    "I trust that he will come back from the war";
    - believe
  4. Expect and wish
    "I trust you will behave better from now on";
    - hope, desire
  5. Confer a trust upon
    "The messenger was trusted with the general's secret";
    - entrust, intrust [archaic], confide, commit
  6. Extend credit to
    "don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore"
Noun: trust  trúst
  1. Something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    "he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"
  2. Certainty based on past experience
    "he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun";
    - reliance
  3. The trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others
    "the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity";
    - trustingness, trustfulness
  4. A consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly";
    - corporate trust, combine, cartel
  5. Complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    "the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust";
    - faith
  6. A trustful relationship
    "he betrayed their trust";
    - confidence

Sounds like: troopers, tro, trust, t

Derived forms: trusts, trusting, trusted

Type of: allow, anticipate, belief, believe, belongings, certainty, consortium, countenance, expect, friendly relationship, friendship, give, hand, holding, lend, let, loan, mateship [Austral, NZ], pass, pass on, permit, pool, property, reach, syndicate, trait, turn over, wish

Antonym: distrust, mistrust

Encyclopedia: Trust, North Carolina