Complete Definition of "trust"

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English

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Etymology
From ON. traust.

Pronunciation
IPA|/tɹÊst/
audio|en-us-trust.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êst|-Êst

Adjective
en-adj

  1. obsolete secure|Secure, safe.
  2. obsolete faithful|Faithful, dependable.

Noun
en-noun

  1. confidence|Confidence in or reliance on some person or quality.

#:*1671, O ever-failing trust / In mortal strength! â John Milton, Samson Agonistes

  1. dependence|Dependence upon something in the future; hope.

#:*1611, Such trust have we through Christ. â Authorised Version, 2 Corinthians iii:4.

  1. Confidence in the future payment for goods or services supplied; credit.

#:I was out of cash, but the landlady let me have it on trust.

  1. rare trustworthiness|Trustworthiness, reliability.
  2. law The confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another.
  3. A group of businessmen or traders organised for mutual benefit to produce and distribute specific commodities or services, and managed by a central body of trustees.

Synonyms
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belief
confidence
expectation
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faith
hope
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Translations
trans-top|Confidence in or reliance on some person or quality
Czech: důvÄra f
Dutch: vertrouwen
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Finnish: luottamus, usko
Italian: fiducia f
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trans-top|Dependence upon something in the future; hope
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trans-top|Confidence in the future payment for goods or services supplied; credit
Dutch: vertrouwen
Finnish: luotto
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Russian: веÑа
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trans-top|Trustworthiness, reliability
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trans-top|The confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another
Dutch: vertrouwen
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trans-top|A group of businessmen or traders
Finnish: järjestö, yhdistys
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ttbc|Bengali: Bisshas f
ttbc|Dutch: vertrouwen hebben in
ttbc|French confiance f
ttbc|German: Vertrauen f
ttbc|Icelandic: traust n, trú f, fjárhagslegttraust n
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ttbc|Italian: fiducia f, confidenza f, speranza f, aspettazione f, credito m, amministrazione fiduciaria f, consorzio m, responsibilità f, compito m, incarico m, fede f
ttbc|Korean: ì ë¢°
ttbc|Spanish: confianza f, crédito m, fiar m, fideicomiso m, consorcio m, fe f (See trust, confidence), deber m, obligación f
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
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  1. To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us.

#:I will never trust his word after. --Shak.
#:He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived. --Johnson.

  1. To give credence to; to believe; to credit.

#:Trust me, you look well. --Shak.

  1. To hope confidently; to believe; -- usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.

#:I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face. --2 John 12.
#:We trustwe have a good conscience. --Heb. xiii. 18.

  1. to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.

#:Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust, Now to suspect is vain. --Dryden.

  1. To commit, as to one's care; to intrust.

#:Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war. --Macaulay.

  1. To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment; as, merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods.
  2. To risk; to venture confidently.

#:[Beguiled] by thee to trust thee from my side. --Milton.

Translations
trans-top|To place confidence in
Czech: důvÄÅovat
Finnish: luottaa, uskoa
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trans-top|To give credence to
Finnish: luottaa, uskoa
Swedish: lita på
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trans-top|To hope confidently
Finnish: luottaa, uskoa
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trans-top|to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something
Finnish: uskoutua
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trans-top|To commit; to intrust
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trans-top|To give credit to
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trans-top|To risk
Finnish: uskoutua
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Intransitive verb
to trust

  1. To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.

#:More to know could not be more to trust. --Shak.

  1. To be confident, as of something future; to hope.

#:I will trust and not be afraid. --Isa. xii. 2.

  1. To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.

#:It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust. --Johnson.

Translations
trans-top|To have trust
Finnish: uskoa, luottaa
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trans-top|To be confident
Finnish: uskoa, luottaa
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trans-top|To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment
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Translations to be checked
ttbc|French: faire confiance

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