Meaning of trust

Definition of trust

(noun) 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"
certainty based on past experience; "he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists"; "he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun"
the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"
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"
complete confidence in a person or plan etc; "he cherished the faith of a good woman"; "the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust"
a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust"
(verb) have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in our government"
allow without fear
be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"
expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
(adj) below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
(verb) (chiefly archaic) extend credit to; "don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore"

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