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Definitions of trust:

part of speech: noun

Truster.

part of speech: verb

To rely on; to believe; to commit to the care of in confidence; to hope, as " I trust he will do well"; to be confident of something future; to sell to upon credit; to confide or have confidence in.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place confidence in; believe; entrust to someone's care; risk; sell upon credit to.

part of speech: noun

Confidence in the truth of anything: a resting on the integrity, friendship, etc., of another: faith: hope: credit ( esp. sale on credit or on promise to pay): he or that which is the ground of confidence: that which is given or received in confidence: charge: ( law) an estate managed for another.

part of speech: noun

A resting of the mind on the integrity, justice, or friendship of another; reliance; confidence; the person or thing that is the ground of confidence; credit given without examination; that which has been given or received in confidence; something committed to charge of which an account must be given; confidence in supposed honesty; credit given on a promise of payment; in law, an estate held by certain parties for the use of another; a turnpike road or district managed by commissioners.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place trust in: to believe: to give credit to: to sell upon credit: to commit to the care of.

part of speech: adjective

Held in trust.

part of speech: adjective

Held in charge for someone else, as a fund.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To have confidence; to hope.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be confident or confiding.

part of speech: noun

Confidence; faith; belief in someone's truth and goodness; hope; basis of confidence or belief; credit granted because of belief in one's honesty; a duty or responsibility; a combination of business men or firms engaged in the production of some commodity or related group of commodities, designed to regulate the supply and price of their goods and to prosper by cooperation rather than by competition; often, such a combination formed to crush out smaller competitors formed to crush out smaller competitors and thus control an industry and raise prices; an estate left in someone's charge to be held and managed for another's charge to be held and managed for another's benefit; the guardianship of such an estate.

Usage examples for trust:

  • " You may trust me," said Tarzan. "The Return of Tarzan", Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • You mean you wouldn't trust me? "The Ancient Law", Ellen Glasgow
  • We cannot trust Him too much. "Letters to His Friends", Forbes Robinson
  • " And as I trust always to be. "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
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