Trust Meaning and Definition


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Trust meaning

Word: Trust

How to pronounce: trʌst

Noun

Definitions:

1. Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.

Example sentences: "Relations have to be built on trust"

2. An arrangement whereby a person (a trustee) holds property as its nominal owner for the good of one or more beneficiaries.

Example sentences: "A trust was set up"

3. A large company that has or attempts to gain monopolistic control of a market.

Example sentences: "He would himself use the language of Progressive era reform rhetoric to mold Storrow and those who supported him as men of money, monopolies and trusts."

4. Commercial credit.

Example sentences: "My master lived on trust at an alehouse"

5. A hope or expectation.

Example sentences: "All the great trusts of womanhood"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of.

Example sentences: "I should never have trusted her"

2. Allow credit to (a customer)

Example sentences: "All persons are forbid to trust sailors"


Synonyms:

confidence

reliance

credit

belief

believe

rely

hope

rely on

trust to

credibility

faith

confide

commit

entrust

intrust

commend

ward

guardianship

care

custodianship

trusted company

task

place confidence

charge

delegate

expectation

give

consign

swear

accept

take


Antonyms:

distrust

mistrust


Derivations:

trustee

trustfulness

trustiness

trusting

trustful

trusted


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Trust in Other Languages...

Spanish: Confianza

German: Vertrauen

French: Confiance

Italian: Fiducia

Turkish: Güvenilirlik


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